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Foods To Calm You


I’m sure you’ve complained to your doctor about aches, sleep troubles, lethargy and gotten this diagnosis: “you’re stressed.” Well great, but what are you going to do about it? A lot of the physical symptoms you experience when stressed have real, physical explanations. And that’s a good thing! Here is a list of foods known to target some of the havoc stress reeks on your body:

When you were little, your mom told you to take your vitamins for healthy growth. Well, there are a whole slew of problems that come with being all grown up! Luckily, those vitamins help with that too.

Vitamin C is a natural tension-tamer, so try these foods:

 

Guava

Strawberries

Citrus Fruits

Kiwi Fruit

Raspberry

Lychees

Nectarines

Peaches

Mangos

Peppers

Spring Greens

Brussels Sprouts

Broccoli

Kale

Gourd

Cauliflower

Tomatoes

Green Cabbage

Potatoes

Watermelon

Vitamin B6 manufactures serotonin, so mellow out with some of these munchies:

Soy

Turkey

Tuna

Chili Peppers

Lentils

Bananas

Potatoes

Tempeh

Foods full of Potassium:

Papaya

Cantaloupe

Prunes

Raisins

Mango

Oranges

Pears

Sweet Potatoes

Avocado

Tomatoes

Asparagus

Pumpkin

Mushrooms

Brussel Sprouts

A lack of magnesium in your body can cause high blood pressure and deplete your body’s ability to suppress adrenaline. Here is a magnesium-mindful shopping list:

Pumpkin Seeds

Spinach

Swiss Chard

Soy Beans

Salmon

Sunflower Seeds

Sesame Seeds

Halibut

Black Beans

Navy Beans

 

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