Food for Stress medication

Stress, who is not familiar with this word? Almost every individual experience. Especially to those who often chased by time constraints. Stress conditions often make decreases immune system and result in easy to be sick, from colds to heart disease.
Foods that can actually reduce your stress like a warm oatmeal can increase levels of serotonin in the body so that the issue of calm and comfort. Other foods can reduce levels of cortisol and adrenaline, where they are stress hormones in the body over time. Let’s learn so you can feel more comfortable and reduce your stress level.

1. Foods containing complex carbohydrates
Carbohydrates encourage the brain to make serotonin, causing a sense of comfort, very good to eat complex carbohydrates that can be digested well. A good choice for producing complex carbohydrates are cereals, bread, pasta, and oatmeal. Complex carbohydrates can also make blood sugar levels stabilized.

2. Foods containing simple carbohydrates
Foods that contain simple carbohydrates, including sweets and soda can reduce stress for a short time. Simple sugars contained in them when ingested will result in serotonin levels high enough.

3. Oranges
Oranges contain vitamin C are much vitamin C can reduce stress. One study states that consume 3000 mg of vitamin C before tackling a stressful task that can make cortisol levels and blood pressure became normal again.

4. Spinach
Maybe you still remember the love Popeye eating spinach? It turned out he was wrong to make the spinach as a favorite food. Content of magnesium in spinach regulate cortisol levels. Magnesium tends to waste from the body when we are stressed and eat the spinach add magnesium levels in the body. In addition to spinach, if you’re not a lover of spinach, magnesium is also found in salmon and soy beans.

5. Omega-3 fish
To make cortisol and adrenaline in the body remains okay, Make friends with a fish that contain omega-3, such as tuna and salmon. Thus, in addition to reducing stress, also good for protecting the heart. For maximum results, consume 3 ounces of omega-3 fish twice a week.


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