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Foods That Help Deal With Stress

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1. DARK CHOCOLATE

Dark chocolate is the most potent endorphin producing food in the world with over 250 different compounds of it. One of the compounds is anandamide which commonly imitates the effects of marijuana on the brain. This helps reduce the stress hormone production in the body reducing anxiety and high stress levels.

2. GLASS OF MILK

Milk contains calcium and magnesium which are helpful in keeping the blood pressure low. More to that it contains a compound, tryptophan, which when undergoing metabolism produces serotonin that increase your disposition.

3. CHAMOMILE TEA

Drinking chamomile tea is great to induce sleep or a feeling of great relaxation. Chamomile makes our body muscles relax after a day of stressful situations and tensed up experiences. A warm cup of chamomile tea right before bed, is known to reduce symptoms of anxiety.

4. BANANAS

Bananas are a great source of sugar which is important during stressful situation. Bananas are also in the group of drugs called beta blockers which basically help treat anxiety, reduce blood pressure and heart conditions. Bananas also contain tryptophan, a protein which can be converted into serotonin.

5. AVOCADOS

Avocados contains nutrients which are essential in controlling the blood sugar levels. Eating an avocado with lunch or without makes one feel sated. The combined feeling of satiation and regulation of blood sugar levels allows one to enjoy a steady mood even through stressful situations.

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