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The Energy Bite That's Just Right For That Hike

The beauty of the forests inspire many over the holidays or on weekends to head out onto a hiking trail. It’s a great escape and with extensive trail networks, you can take flat meandering walks to relax or climb up steep peaks to test your fitness. Regardless of the type of trail you choose, being in the wilderness, even for a short time, has been linked to several health benefits.

First, it may make your brain function more efficiently. Studies show that children who play in forest environments have better cognitive function. Second, scents of the forest may reduce stress. Kyoto University scientists concluded that being in the forest may decrease the risk of psychological diseases. Lastly, studies at Nippon Medical School in Tokyo found that walking in the forest may boost immunity to chronic illness, even cancer.

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