With the economy the way it is and parents trying to work to put food on the table for kids it’s inevitable that stress in everyday life may be on a rise. Here are some great food ideas that you can eat more of to help reduce stress:
- Fruits and vegetables with vitamin A & C, along with foliate, are best to help reduce stress; such examples of these are oranges and papaya. These particular fruits will hep repair cell damage and increase your energy.
- Vitamin B Foods such as clams and lentils will help calm your body which can decrease anxiety.
- Sunflower Seeds contain Vitamin E which are known to help enhance mood.
Some of the foods you should consume less of, if at all, while under high amounts of stress are; caffeinated beverages, trans fatty foods, sugar and alcohol. Each of these “no no” foods are know to decrease energy and some can increase anxiety all of which are no good when you are under stress.
What types of foods have helped decrease your stress level?