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Ten Healthy and calming foods that tame tension..
if you're snapping at co-workers or feeling anxious about an upcoming social event or just plain cranky, it could be something you ate, or didn't eat.
Food can have a direct effect on your tress levels;According to study> WOMEN with high levels of the "stress hormone" ... guess lets surf the nutrition tables;
|The anti-oxidants in blueberries and raspberries can help prevent oxidative stress, which is linked to chronic disease and ageing. Berries also satisfy a sweet tooth better than a |
|Both grapefruit and oranges contain high amount of vitamin C, which is involved in the production of adrenaline.Researchers say that vitamin C deprivation can result in fatigue and irritability.|
|Oregano tops the list of herbs in terms of anti-oxidants followed by dill, thyme and rosemary. The flavour boost you get from herbs means you can use less salt.|
|This roasted or dries seaweed is the richest source of iodine you can find. You need iodine to make thyroid hormones and that's a natural upper. Fish and seaweed are great stress-busting combo.|
|Full of iron, a one-cup serving of spinach also provides 40 percent of our daily requirement of magnesium, a mineral shown to lower stress levels. Deficiencies can cause migraine headaches, fatigue and general irritability.|
|Like lean beef, turkey contains calming tryptophan. But turkey goes beef several better. It has more protein, fewer calories and much less saturated fat.|
|Buckwheat, cracked wheat and other whole grains positively affect serotonin production in much the same way that exercise and certain anti-depressants do. The fibre in whole grains also helps regulate blood sugar.|
it's not just a matter of what you eat. it's also matter how much and how often.Nutritionist recommend eating every four hours, and including food high in protein, B-vitamins, anti-oxidants, calcium and others stress-fighting nutrients.