Baba Garden Says Gardening Is Good for Your Health and Can Beat Obesity

An attractive garden does not only add value to a property; a well-maintained garden is good for a person’s health.


London, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/03/2014 -- Baba Garden ( a popular gardening blog believes gardening can improve a person’s health. It is not just the popular gardening blog which has this view; health experts and scientists have also backed up this opinion. The gardening blog, which offers advice, information and reviews have said gardening can benefit a person regardless of how young or old they are.

Health experts have said a garden and gardening can help a person who has had a stroke. By undertaking gardening, it can improve their mobility by exercising their muscles. That is why many Doctors recommend a person who has had a stroke take up gentle gardening to improve their mobility and to allow them to gain a sense of purpose and achievement.

It is no secret that the UK has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world and has the second highest rate in Europe. With 65 per cent of adults being overweight, and no sign of this trend decreasing with health experts claiming by 2050 over 60 per cent of the UK will be obese; it has resulted in the government considering setting up a task force. Obesity has become such a serious problem in the UK it is causing a strain on the NHS with a cost of over 5billion a year. A lot of people who are overweight do not understand how serious excess weight is to their health.

Doctors have warned, if a person is overweight they have a higher risk of developing serious health issues which include, Type 2 diabetes, heart problems and some forms of cancer. Unfortunately, due to the serious health problems that result from being overweight, more people are now dying each year that makes obesity nearly a big of a problem as smoking. Health experts have said, if a person starts to eat healthy food and exercises for around 20 minutes a day, then they could achieve a serious reduction in weight that will allow them to become slimmer and healthier.

Baba Garden has said a great way to exercise and reduce weight is through gardening. By taking up gardening as a hobby it will not only make a garden stand out and add value to a home; it will also help a person to lose weight and become healthy. Fitness experts have backed up the claim that gardening is good for losing weight. By using different parts of the body, gardening gives the body a complete workout.

Gardening is not just good for helping a person to lose weight. Scientist and Doctors have said a well-maintained garden could help a person relax and reduce their stress levels. Studies have shown by spending more time in the garden it can help a person stress levels reduce which is important for people who work in a stressful environment.

According to a study by Roger S. Ulrich, which was published on the 27th April 1984, gardening can help with recovery time from the operation. He reported that patients who were recovering from gall bladder surgery would recovery quicker in hospital if they had a view of the garden.

A spokesman for Baba Garden said: “Gardening is not just enjoyable, it is also a great way to improve a person’s health and can also help people who suffer from depression.”

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