- Low Fat Milk: Heat it up and experience a soothing experience. A recent study found that women who consumed 4+ servings of low fat milk per day were less likely to endure stress-related PMS symptoms compared to those women who consumed less than one serving per week.
- Oh-oh-Oatmeal: Serotonin is a calming hormone that helps combat anxiety’s ‘not so pleasant’ side effects; we get them from carbs, which explains why we crave them. So, opt for a healthy carb such as oatmeal which is high in fiber, allowing your body to absorb it slowly.
- Succulent Salmon: The omega-3 fatty acids found in this fish will aid you in reversing stress related symptoms by raising serotonin levels.
- Sunflower Seeds: Crack open a few of these babies and you will enjoy a great source of folate, which helps your body to produce dopamine - a pleasure-inducing brain chemical!
Calm Your Nerves In the Kitchen
Sunday, March 08, 2015CALM YOUR NERVES IN THE KITCHEN