Boosting Anticancer Immunity with Forest Bathing

NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
13 Jan 2021

Can forest bathing be effective as a natural cancer treatment? Visiting a forest can induce a significant increase in both the number and activity of natural killer cells, one of the ways our body fights off cancer.

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The video I mentioned is [Are There Health Benefits of Spending Time in Nature?].

Stay tuned for the follow-up video: Why Does Forest Bathing Boost Natural Killer Cell Function? (

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