Foods that Help Combat Stress & Promote Relaxation — Foster's Supermarket

Foods that Help Combat Stress & Promote Relaxation

We all strive to stress less and relax more, but that is never easy in the world we live in. Here are some of the top foods that help to combat stress and anxiety and promote the feeling of relaxation!

Foods that Promote Relaxation and Combat Stress:

Brazil nuts are high in selenium. Selenium may improve mood by reducing inflammation, which is often at heightened levels when someone has a mood disorder, such as anxiety.

Many people around the world use chamomile tea as an herbal remedy because of its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant, and relaxant properties.

Experts have long suspected that dark chocolate might help reduce stress and anxiety. A 2014 study found that 40g of dark chocolate helped reduce perceived stress in female students. View the study here

Consuming raw fruits and vegetables reduced depressive symptoms and led to positive moods and life satisfaction among young adults, a study published in April 2018 in the journal Frontiers in Psychology suggests.

Salmon high in omega-3. Omega-3 is a fatty acid that has a strong relationship with cognitive function as well as mental health.