We all know that there is no cure for stress, but it is possible to reduce its effects by consuming the correct food. Vitamin B, folate and omega-3 fatty acids, for example, help prevent depression while magnesium helps in muscular relaxing and in the production of GABA, a neurotransmitter that eases nervousism and anxiety.
Stress is a true danger to our physical and mental health. That’s why is indispensable to fight it with natural methods and a diet rich in specific nutrients, such as:
It helps the production of dopamine which is involved in humor, emotional and sleep control.
Examples: Asparagus, oatmeal, orange juice and dark green leaves.
It’s responsible for producing GABA, a calming neurotransmitter.
Examples: milk and yogurt (fat-free), salmon and chicken.
An essential nutrient, specially to physical performance. Magnesium fights muscular fatigue and helps producing GABA and dopamine.
Examples: spinach, almond, tofu and wild rice.
Fights stress by stimulating the production of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that works as a regulator for sensibility to pain, humor and appetite.
Examples: avocado, chickpeas, banana and baked potato (with skin).
This vitamin improves your imune system and is very effective against stress because it also improves humor and stimulates the production of tryptophan, a hormone responsible for wellnedd and good predisposition.
To be aware of your real needs, get in touch with a nutricionist and create a balanced diet. Remeber to utilize food supplements, such as Racco’s exclusive Fibra Life line.