The current situation has been pretty stressful for all of us. The pandemic, falling economy, disturbed income, and struggling life. To help you out of this I am here with the food you should consume to get rid of stress and feel better. Food can be one of your biggest partners during this time.
Here is a list of items you should consider when you feel stressed:
1) Chamomile Tea
It is true when they say sip up an herbal tea, you will feel good and relaxed. As per the research when you hold and sip a warm beverage, it increases feelings of interpersonal “warmth” and friendliness. Meyerowitz says that when you sip a warm beverage, especially, lavender or chamomile, this gives you relaxing effect.It helps to sleep better as it relaxes nervious system and it is caffeine free.
2) Dark Chocolate
Dark Chocolate is a real treat one and at a time it can your savior as well. Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants that help in reducing stress by lowering levels the stress hormones in the body. It helps in lowering blood pressure and improving circulation. Also, it gives you flawless skin.
3) Nuts and seeds
Researchers say that the consumption of different seeds and nuts can help you reduce your stress, and at the same time can fill you up with energy. Nuts are full of nutrients, Almonds, pistachios, cashews, and walnuts help in lower blood pressure levels and reduce stress levels. Seeds like Flaxseed, pumpkin seeds, and sunflower seeds are all great sources of magnesium as it helps to improve depression, fatigue, and irritability. Also, Brazil nuts are high in selenium which improves mood by reducing inflammation helps prevent cell damage, prevent cancer from developing.
4) Citrus fruits
Eating fruits that have a high concentration of vitamin C and E can help to ease stress levels and prevents anxiety. Eating fruits like oranges, grapefruits, mango, cantaloupe, and strawberries. It will give relief to anxiety, depression, and anger. You also instantly feel fresh and not to forget it is great for your skin and hair.
Yogurt contains some healthful bacteria like Lactobacillus and
Fish is among the healthiest foods.It’s loaded with very important nutrients, such as vitamin D and protein.Fishes such as salmon, mackerel, trout, sardines, and tuna (not canned), are great choices to cope with stress and even mild depression. Fish is believed to have abundant of Omega 3 Fatty acids.Those Omega-3 fats are very important for brain health and and it promotes the function of seratonin, a neurotransmitter which is important to regulate the mood.