Managing Stress with Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Choices

I want to highlight dealing with stress again as I know most of you are working from home or just trying to deal with missing other normal daily routines. Lets look at some ways we can prevent stress from getting to us!

Eat foods with mood enhancers or natural stress relievers.

Some of these include:

  • chamomile tea

  • turkey

  • avocado

  • dark chocolate

  • asparagus

  • leafy greens

  • omega-3 (found in salmon and grass fed beef)

Drink lots of water to stay hydrated

Drink lots of water!

Your immune system functions best when your muscles and organs are functioning best. It expels toxins and waste products and brings important nutrient to the cells.

Get 8 hours of sleep for natural stress relief

Try and get 8 hours of sleep.

Being sleep deprived can drastically increase your stress levels. Getting enough sleep by maintaining a regular sleep/wake pattern, keeping your bedroom calm and quiet, avoiding tech for an hour before bed and limiting caffeine after lunch is vital for battling food cravings.

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