6 Superfoods to Reduce Stress

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Green leafy vegetables: contain folate which produces dopamine, a pleasure inducing brain chemical can help keep you calm.

Turkey breast: contains tryptophan which produces serotonin the chemical that regulates hunger and feelings of happiness and wellness.

Oatmeal: Carbohydrates can help the brain make serotonin, a mood elevator and complex carbohydrates may help regulate blood sugar which can be elevated by stress.

Yogurt: Bacteria in your gut may contribute to stress, yogurt contains probiotics which may be helpful.

Blueberries: The antioxidants and phytonutrients found in berries fight in your defense, helping improve your body’s response to stress and fight stress related free radicals.

Salmon: Stress causes anxiety hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to be released, Omega 3 fatty acids in salmon have anti-inflammatory properties that may help counteract the negative effects of stress hormones.

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