Everyday us women suffer from stress. We suffer from stress for many different reasons. When reacting to stressors, the body releases hormones such as cortisol, which is known to impact the immune system, digestive system, skin and more. Stress can affect nearly every system in the body, and it may be undermining your health in more ways than you realize.
One way to fight back is by “eating your feelings.” Here are five foods that can reduce stress.
The omega-3s found in nuts help the body maintain a lower blood pressure during stressful situations. The highest omega-3 packing nut are walnuts.
Kiwi’s have a high Vitamin C content and help reduce stress hormone levels in the bloodstream. Add this fuzzy skinned fruit to your next fruit salad for a sweet treat.
A small serving of oatmeal contains powerful complex carbohydrates and can boost serotonin levels. And when your serotonin, a neurotransmitter, leaves are kicked up you are left feeling you more relaxed.
Studies show that regular consumption of a modest amount of dark chocolate can help reduce anxiety . Sold. Looking for an inexpensive portioned controlled way to indulge? Grab a bag of them in chip form. 32 dark chocolate chips only have 70 calories.
High in magnesium, strawberries can help reduce anxiety and irritability. Add some to your post workout smoothie or slice a few over your cereal in the morning. Strawberries mix well with just about any fruit and even some veggies.
For more healthy habits and facts visit us at www.Bronzemagonline.com