The islands offer you the possibility of living in a healthy natural environment. With a positive impact on your physical and mental health, leading to a longer life expectancy. A healthier, happier and longer life on the Azores.
Clean air and water: A healthy natural environment means less pollution, cleaner air, and water. Exposure to pollutants can lead to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, and even cancer. The Azores offer some of Europe’s best air quality. Our water, entirely derived from rainfall, filtered by mosses and plants before being collected an treated is one of the best in Portugal.
Increased physical activity: The landscape is too beautiful and the weather (mostly) too nice to stay indoors. Hiking, biking, swimming, snorkelling or just working in your garden will be a part of your daily life. Regular exercise can lower the risk of developing chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. It also improves mental health by reducing stress and anxiety.
Improved mental health: Living surrounded by the beauty of azorean nature, at the easy pace of island life will change you and your mental outlook in a very profound way. Say goodbye to stress, anxiety, and depression. Rest, relax and enjoy.
Exposure to natural light: Natural light exposure is essential for the production of vitamin D. It is crucial for bone health, and the regulation of mood and sleep. Spending time outside also helps regulate the body’s circadian rhythm, improving sleep quality.
Access to fresh, healthy food: Fresh fish, pasture fed beef and an abundance of local organic vegetables will be a part of your daily diet. Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables has been linked to a lower risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, and cancer. In the Azores food is medicine.
Living in a healthy natural environment can protect your health and give you a longer life expectancy. By reducing exposure to pollutants, increasing physical activity, improving mental health, providing natural light exposure, and offering access to fresh, healthy food. Natural environments can help you live better. You have the possibility to live a healthier, happier and longer life on the islands of the Azores. What are you waiting for?