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7 Amazingly Healthy Foods That Relax, Calm, and De-Stress!

Written By Admin on Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 11:19:00 PM

After a busy day, calmness can be found in a healthy foods that will give the necessary vitamins and minerals to your body. Fruit, nuts, orange – are fantastic allies in combating stress.

The sweets certainly represent the greatest danger. However, after eating a small candy, the blood sugar immediately jumps, but also it drops fast, and at the same time the stress hormone is released. That’s why you feel worse. The food that calms still exists, and the best thing is that it really works.

Forest fruit - Instead of overeating with chocolate candies, eat blueberries, cranberries, currants, raspberries, strawberries … The carbohydrates in the forest fruits have a low glycemic index, so the blood sugar increases very slowly. This will prevent changes in mood. Moreover, this fruit is rich in vitamin C, which is the perfect ally in fighting stress.

Nuts
 – Only a handful of nuts can make up for your daily requirement for vitamin B complex (walnuts), zinc (Brazil nuts), vitamin E (almonds) that help in the fight with the damaged cells that are closely associated with chronic stress. Avoid the salted nuts and almonds or those fried in oil. Even the not cleaned nuts will help you to get rid of negative energy, with cleaning them with the kitchen hammer every time you want to eat them.
Orange – People who enter thousand milligrams of vitamin C each day, have a lower level of the hormone cortisol, as well as lower blood pressure than those who do not. Therefore it is recommended to eat an orange a day. Besides that this way you’ll bring a sufficient amount of vitamin C, you’ll also decrease blood pressure and the level of cortisol (stress hormone). It is excellent for strengthening the immune system, so it’s best to always have an orange at work to save you in crisis situations.

Turkeys – The tryptophol of the turkey induces the release of serotonin, which works wonderfully for soothing the body. So during the lunch break, treat yourself with a turkey meat and it will be easier for you to deal with the stress that expects you after you return to work.
Spinach and green vegetables – spinach is rich in magnesium, and only a portion of spinach will reduce headache and a feeling of weakness. Green vegetables, especially broccoli, are rich in vitamins and helps in the recovery of a body which has suffered stress.

Black chocolate
 – Although it’s not scientifically proven that chocolate reduces stress, in those situations we often seek solace in chocolate. Instead of milk choose dark chocolate that has 70% cocoa. The black chocolate is rich in flavonoids and antioxidants from the fruit of the cocoa. It lowers the blood pressure without consequences to the weight.
Healthy Foods
Dried apricots – Magnesium instantly relaxes the muscles, and its actions will reduce the level of stress on which you’re daily exposed. And the dried apricots are rich in magnesium. The best food that you can consume after a long stressful meeting or telephone conversation is dry apricot.
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