Foods To Relieve Stress
Rich in potassium and carbohydrates.
Bananas are perfect for keeping energy levels high and stress levels low.
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One of the best sources of stress fighting B vitamins.
High in stress fighting potassium, magnesium and the anti-oxidant vitamins and E.
Boosts levels of B vitamins and chromium.
Nuts are a great source of selenium and magnesium.
Peas are part of the legume family and are a source of B group vitamins.
Good source of vitamin A and potassium for healthy nerves.
Complex carbohydrates in potatoes provide sustained energy and help the production of mood boosting serotonin.
Good source of potassium which aids mental alertness.
Good source of vitamin C and potassium, both of which can be depleted by stress.
Leafy vegetables are a source of calcium, needed for healthy nerve function.
Mint can be taken fresh or dried in a tea to help calm nerves.
Good source of vitamin E.
Fresh strawberries are a good source of Vitamin E.
Source of vitamin A and (like any other orange fruit and vegetables) anti-oxidant beta-carotene.
Great source of Potassium which is needed to ward off mental confusion and depression.
Good source to boost levels of B vitamins.
Rich in anti-oxidant vitamin C
Great source of vitamin C to ward off the effects of damaging free radicals.
Rich in vitamin C, bet-carotene and potassium.
Also contain lycopene, a substance that is thought to
protect against cancer.
Yellow vegetables are a good source of anti-oxidant beta-carotene.
Fresh peppers are rich in vitamin C
Contains vitamin C and helps combats stress.
Will promote relaxation and sleep.
Will relax muscles.
Good for calming frayed nerves.
Fresh raspberries are rich in vitamin C.
So boost your levels of B vitamins to combat stress and raise energy levels. Anti-oxidants help fight the ageing effects of stress on the body. Stress depletes the body's stocks of vitamin C. A good source is fresh fruit.
Magnesium, calcium and potassium help you stay calm and focused. They also help prevent insomnia, fatigue, restlessness, cloudy thinking and irritability.
Complex carbohydrates found in wholegrains, beans and lentils - release energy gradually and aid production of mood boosting serotonin.
Chromium - found in wholegrain bread, potatoes, green peppers and brewer's yeast - balances blood sugar levels and reduces sugar cravings.