Foods to Combat Stress!
Do you find that when you’re stressed you start reaching for the cookie jar, a bag of chips or a chunk of pie? After you have had these high-calorie binges, do you TRULY feel better or is there at least a hint of regret? Try these guilt-free foods that have been found to reduce your stress!
Almonds, pistachios and walnuts: Loaded vitamin E: an antioxidant that bolsters the immune system and Vitamin B: a vitamin that is known for helping your body “hold up” throughout stressful events
Avocados: helps reduce cravings and frantic feelings
Skim milk: helps reduce muscle spasms and soothe tension
Oatmeal: high in fibre which increases the transit time
Oranges: A study found that those who took 3,000 mg felt less stress
Salmon: a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids kept cortisol and adrenaline from geysering
Spinach: Contains magnesium, a helpful mineral that may relieve migraine headaches and make you less likely to feel fatigued
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