Do you know that the foods that we eat daily can affect our mood in one way or another? Yes, it’s true and do you know that most of the unhealthy foods that raise the cholesterol levels in your blood can lead to a bad mood?
So, it’s time to chill out and enjoy eating these relaxing foods. Include some berries and oranges in your diet, studies showed that berries and oranges are rich with vitamin C which protects your body from the negative feeling of stress and it helps in regulating your blood pressure and cholesterol levels as well. Studies also showed that the low levels of zinc can cause some negative feelings like depression and stress, so try to eat more foods rich with zinc like cashews, oyster and beef.
Pistachio is another stress relieving food you can add to your diet for many reasons, they are rich with the amazing fatty acid omega-3, and it regulates the cholesterol levels in your blood and guess what? Some studies said that doing some repetitive actions with your hands like breaking nuts like pistachios and walnuts may reduce the stress you feel.
This one works like magic, give the chamomile tea a try and see the amazing results you will get, it has many benefits for your health, will make you feel more relived and comfortable and surprise, it will help you to get better and enough sleep and I guess we all look for that one, right?
Go for the happiness source, you know what I mean ladies? Yes, chocolate and men don’t be mad it’s good for you too. Besides its sweat taste and being full of the healthy antioxidants, studies showed that chocolate and especially dark chocolate can help you feel better because it reduces the levels of the stress hormone, just be careful too much chocolate doesn’t mean more happiness, moderation is always the key to get the best of the benefits.
Add some oatmeal to your breakfast; it’s a complex carbohydrate that will help your brain to produce serotonin that will help you to overcome stress. Make sure your kids get some at breakfast too, so they will stay more focus and sharper through the day. Go green and eat more fresh green leafy vegetables like spinach, it’s full of magnesium which can reduce stress levels.