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Best Stress-Reducing Foods

By: Chris Jacken | Mar 27 2010 | 320 words | 808 hits

Some stress is necessary for you to function at your best; however, too much would result in both mental and physical disorders. If you frequently feel stressed, it is necessary to change your diet to include some of the foods below.

 

 

Orange


If you are getting angry with some troubles, let enjoy yourself a cup of orange juice. Vitamin C in orange is the magic remedy for reducing stress. People who absorb 3000 milligram vitamin C will suffer less stress than others.

 

 

orange

Orange

 

 

Salmon


The enemy of stress is Omega 3, a kind of fatty acid. Omega-3 helps the brain to produce adrenaline, a hormone causing exciting mood, decreasing the tiredness resulted from stress.

 

 

salmon

90 grams of fish, especially fatty fish such as salmon, tuna, and mackerel per week would considerably help reduce stress.

 

 

Oatmeal


Carbohydrate in oatmeal helps the brain produce serotonin which is good for your digest system. According to some studies, the longer time the body absorbs, the more stable serotonin is produced.

 

 

oatmeal

Oatmeal

 

 

Skim milk


Hot milk is proven to be the effective method to treat sleeplessness, muscle spasm and reduce stress.

 

 

skim milk

Women who drink more than 4 glasses of skim milk would suffer from stress 46% less than others

 

 

Sweet potato


Sweet potatoes can be particularly stress reducing because they can satisfy the urge we get for carbohydrates and sweet when we are under stress. Besides, the fiber help your body to process the carbohydrates in a slow and steady manner.

 

 

sweet potato

Sweet patoto

 

 

Avocado


Suffering from stress, people tend to eat fatty foods like ice-cream or cakes. However, why don't we try a kind of fruits which is no less savory, it is avocado. A glass of avocado smoothie, or a disk of avocado salad mixed with 2 spoons of lemon juice would reduce your appetite, as well as lower your blood pressure and stress.

 

 

avocado

Avocado

 

 

Another Ways To Reduce Stress

 

 

Related Articles:

 

1. Stress And Your Diet

 

2. Stress Relief - Choose A Good Diet To Manage It

 

3. 6 Secret Foods for Instant Stress Relief

 


About author:
I have been working as a doctor of a general hospital since February 1998. In addition, I am a full time writer and specialize in weight loss related issues. I also write for a number of different websites on the Internet.
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