by Avi Chiat
Avi Chiat is a busy entrepreneur in Boston who finds comfort when tending to his garden.
Throughout his childhood, his grandfather fostered his love of spending time outdoors by getting him to help him in his garden.
Today, Avi Chiat still loves to spend time in his garden, especially when his life becomes stressful. He also enjoys gardening because of the many health benefits he gains from the activity.
* Increases your exposure to vitamin D, which increases your calcium levels, benefitting your immune system and bones.
* It lowers your risk of dementia by 36 percent.
* Studies show that gardening has mood-boosting benefits and fights stress.
* Regular gardening can cut your risk of stroke and heart attack by up to 30 percent.