Plants to the rescue! All aboard the Jungalow trend — new research says living in the midst of vegetation can actually extend your lifespan.
The research comes out of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. It analyzes the results of an eight-year study that looked into a potential link between vegetation and life expectancy.
The findings? Women who lived in the greenest surroundings were found to have mortality rates a whopping 12 percent lower than those of women who lived in plant-less homes and areas. And these women not only had a longer life expectancy but better mental health, too…[READ MORE]