If eating is your "go to" when you are stressed, it's easy to grab a box of cookies or a bag of chips. Try something a little different. Eat some of the super foods listed below.
- Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and can actually improve your reaction to stress.
- Seeds such as pumpkin and sunflower seeds are high in magnesium which has been proven to help decrease sypmtoms of depression and irritability.
- Pistachios not only help lower your blood pressure when consumed, but the repetitive task of shelling them can help calm you down when you are stressed.
Read more here: http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/13/health/superfoods-stress-relief/index.html. If you feel like stress is getting to you, talk to your chiropractor. Stress affects the entire nervous system. Call one of our convenient locations today for a free consultation.