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‘Mismatch’ between the way our senses evolved and modern world is making us ill, experts warn | The Independent

The modern world is radically at odds with the way human senses have evolved, helping to make us short-sighted, obese and depressed, scientists have warned. Spending large amounts of time indoors under artificial light and staring at computer screens has helped produce a “myopia epidemic” with as many as 90 per cent of people in some parts of the world needing glasses.

Source: ‘Mismatch’ between the way our senses evolved and modern world is making us ill, experts warn | The Independent

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“Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.”

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