More Open Space Leads to Less Diabetes

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Endocrinology/Diabetes/41564

More access to parks and open space was also tied to lower rates of obesity and higher rates of physical activity, and these places also had a lower prevalence of high-fat diets, fewer current smokers, and more people who ate at least five portions of fruits and vegetables per day.

"The more open space, the more social capital," Wylie-Rosett said. "Other things went with it, like eating more vegetables and other healthy habits."

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