Eat Outside Day

Eat Outside Day

The day is also known as Eat Outdoors Day or National Eat Outside Day in the US.

  • Pack up a picnic lunch
  • Grill outside
  • Have dinner at the local park.
  • If you usually have lunch at your desk at work, what about going out for your lunch break? Bring a co-worker.

5 Reasons to Get Outside

  1. Improved short-term memory [Psychological Science, 2008; Journal of Affective Disorders, 2013]
  2. Restores mental energy [Source: Journal of Environmental Psychology, 1995Journal of Environmental Psychology, 2005Psychological Science, 2012]
  3. Stress relief [Source: Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 2007Environmental Health and Preventative Medicine, 2010Japanese Journal of Hygiene, 2011Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, 2012]
  4. Improved concentration [Source: Environment & Behavior, 1991Journal of Environmental Psychology, 1995 (2); Journal of Attention Disorders, 2008]
  5. Improved mental health [Source: Environmental Science and Technology, 2010Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2012Journal of Affective Disorders, 2013 ]

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