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.
Peas are part of the legume family and are a source of B group vitamins.
Good source of potassium which aids mental alertness.
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.
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.
Fresh raspberries are rich in vitamin C.
Good source of Vitamin K and 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.