Fall is here, which means back to school, work demands, and family situations. Trying to balance everything could be tricky, but these power foods can help. In the chaos of the stress, it can be hard to sit-down for a family meal, but that doesn't mean you can't eat healthy.
These foods can help distress your life this fall.
Almonds are healthy and good for your body. They can help relieve stress because they have healthy fat which tricks your body into thinking it is getting comfort food. They are packed with natural fiber, which can help your digestion on very stressful days, they can help calm you down. They will keep your skin super smooth.
Green is a great way to get all your vegetables. Take your favorite greens and put them in a juice mixer and blend. Drink and enjoy. Green juice is a popular way to get all your daily vitamins and minerals. When you eat healthier you are usually less stressed.
Green tea is great for you but matcha is a green tea that is much more strong over regular green tea. It is packed with stress fighting chemicals and it can help you calm down. It also has antioxidants, beta-Carotene, l-theanine which is an amino acid known to help reduce stress and anxiety and it can heighten mental clarity), catechins which can give you beautiful skin. It can give you lasting energy all day long as well.
Quinoa salad is a great healthy treat and it is easy to eat any time of the year. You can eat it with vegetables for more health benefits. At the end of summer when your body wants a more hearty meal, you can eat this. Cook quinoa early in your week, and you can leave it in the fridge, for healthy eating throughout the week.
When you are running around you could feel as if you are stressed because you are not getting enough done. It’s easy to get dehydrated when running around, reach for coconut water to help hydrate your body. The natural sugars help regulate your energy levels and balance your mood.
Chocolate can seem like a bad food to have on a list to help you calm down but it can help you feel better fast. It is packed with magnesium, which can help during high stress periods. After you eat chocolate and other foods it is important to brush your teeth and keep your smile clean, says Doctor Brunao Da Costa, a dentist in Beaverton.