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Summer is almost here. Ice cold glasses of lemonade and cookouts are among the many perks of the warmer weather. Don't forget to add the delicious fruits, vegetables and herbs that will be in season to that list. Sure, it’s easy to find produce at your local grocery store, but when you grow it yourself, you reap both the nutritional and physical benefits of your harvest.
Geeta Maker-Clark, MD, Integrative and Family Medicine at NorthShore, shares some of the benefits gardening can have on your overall health: