Study: Gardeners have lower BMI, are less likely to be obese

04/22/2013 | HealthDay News

Men and women who take care of plots in community gardens have a lower BMI and are less likely to be overweight or obese, University of Utah researchers reported in the American Journal of Public Health. Study author Cathleen Zick said the study suggests community gardens can be a "valuable neighborhood asset that can promote healthier living" and could be a factor in urban planning.

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