eat your­self calm

Woman (UK) - - Health & Wellbeing -

eat­ing a healthy, well-bal­anced diet is key when your body is un­der pres­sure. Try th­ese foods that soothe… ✱ Break­fast Por­ridge. the car­bo­hy­drates in oats help in­crease lev­els of sero­tonin. ✱ Snack cashew nuts are high in mag­ne­sium to lower lev­els of the stress hor­mone, cor­ti­sol. ✱ lunch cold turkey in a sand­wich or salad has the amino acid, tryp­to­phan, which sero­tonin de­pends on for pro­duc­tion. ✱ Din­ner salmon and brus­sels sprouts. the oily fish con­tains omega-3, which ac­cord­ing to a study, helps re­duce anx­i­ety by 20%. and sprouts are packed with vi­ta­min c, which can help lower blood pres­sure be­fore en­gag­ing in a stress-in­duc­ing ac­tiv­ity.

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