Stress Less: Eat Healthy, Be Happy

Incorporating these foods into your diet can help lower stress and make you feel happier!

 

Zinc

Research has found that feelings of depression can be lessened with the help of zinc. Zinc is needed by neurons to best function in the parts of the brain regulating mood.

Spinach, Swiss cheese, oysters, beef, pork, and chickpeas.

 

Magnesium

By calming your nervous system, magnesium can help you feel less anxious.

Bananas, almonds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, cashews, flaxseeds.

 

Cocoa

Endorphins and cocoa hit the same receptors in your brain! Chocolate can actually calm you and make you feel happy.

Dark chocolate labeled at least 70% Cacao. eat no more than 1 oz. a day.

 

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