Natural Health Service

Source: info4local.gov

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Date of publication: July 2009

Publication type:  Report

In a nutshell: Did you know that people who live close to a park are more likely to lead active lives and less likely to be overweight? A recent study commissioned by Natural England found that people living in neighbourhoods more than a mile from a park had a 27 per cent greater chance of being overweight or obese.

Length of publication: 1 page

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