Greener play areas boost children’s immune systems, research finds

Autoimmune diseases are rising fast but first experimental study shows nature could helpChildren whose outdoor play areas were transformed from gravel yards to mini-forests showed improved immune systems within a month, research has shown.The scientists believe this is because the children had developed significantly more diverse microbes on their skin and in their guts than the children whose playgrounds were not upgraded. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/oct/14/greener-play-areas-boost-childrens-immune-systems-research-finds