Gardening from the couch: Gardeners do it longer
This from Randy Schultz Gardening newsletter: Want to live eight years longer than your urban-dwelling cousin who thinks she knows everything? Garden! According to Dan Buettner in his book, The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest, gardening is one of the healthy lifestyle choices that long-lived people engage in that helps keep their bodies healthy. Walking helps, too, as does getting good doses of vitamin D from daily sunshine and eating a veggie-rich diet. Yet another reason to grow your own vegetables!