IT’S TIME TO RELAX!!!

Yay! it’s Friday again guys!!!

Was your week stressful?

Did your boss give you too much paperwork?

The traffic wouldn’t just let you breathe?

Or you are in the I-can’t-kill-myself-mood?…


Then check out these awesomely healthy snacks to help with stress:

 

Chocolate: This wonderful creation is not just known for its delicious goodness but it actually has stress-reducing properties.

It is known to reduce blood pressure. Research from the journal of proteome found out eating 1.4 ounces of .chocolate per day can lower level of cortisol.  How Amazing!!! 

Before you get too excited remember, milk chocolate won’t have the same effects.

Dark chocolate with 70% cocoa or higher should do the trick.

 

 

 

Berries: Are you berry stressed? Have a berry today…

Blueberries, Strawberries and Raspberries are said to contain a chemical which has great similarities with Valproic acid a prescriptive mood-stabilizing drug.

It contains vitamin C and this has been known to help with combating stress to a great extent.

 

 

 

 

Oatmeal: Don’t you just love the warm comforting feeling you get when you have an Oatmeal…

Well,  not everyone  loves this feeling…”We crave carbs when we’re stressed because they increase serotonin levels in the brain, but it’s important to choose complex carbohydrates that are high in fibre to keep blood sugar levels stable,” says Levinson.

This comfort food helps reduce stress level hormones and boost Serotonin, which stimulates a feeling of calmness.

 

 

 

 

Spinach: “Green leafy vegetables” like spinach are rich in Magnesium says, Levinson.

Rich in folate; this vegetable is said to help your body regulate mood.

Other leafy greens include Collards and cabbage.

 

 

 

 

Cashew nuts: Cashews are not just delicious and crunchy but are also rich in nutrient and are an excellent source of magnesium.

This plays a vital role in the stabilization of energy as well as regulating the nervous system.

Cashews are also filled with vitamin B6, which helps your serotine levels, a lack of which can affect your mood.

For a delicious way to have Cashew nuts dip in some dark chocolate.

 

 

 

 

Are you having a racing heartbeat, breathing heavily and your skin is sweaty? Destress now!  Why don’t you try these snacks today?!

 

https://www.bustle.com/articles/157580-11-foods-to-eat-when-youre-stressed-that-can-help-you-relax

 

 

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