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Some Food to Relieve Stress

On Rabu, 26 Oktober 2011 / By Fety Kusumanugraha / No Comments

Some Food to Relieve Stress

Every day we are always faced with various problems, it will create stress. So to deal with such stress we are biased to consume foods that can help reduce even these foods can nourish our bodies. Here are some foods that:

1. Spinach 

According to Beth Reardon, RD, nutrition expert at Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, three bowls of spinach could supply 40 percent of magnesium, which is a mineral that can reduce the effects of stress in the body by preventing the blood pressure soaring. Enter the spinach in an omelet or a sandwich if you do not really like to eat it separately.

2. Orange

 Even healthy people who are stressed too can get sick, according to a study conducted by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Blood pressure greatly affects the immune system. But it can be combated with regular consumption of vitamin C that is widely available in orange. Vitamin C will increase the body's immune cells and reduce the risk of viral entry.

3. Chocolate 

It is no longer wonder if chocolate referred to as a stress reliever food. "Chocolate will increase the level of neurotransmitter substances to the brain that would trigger the release of hormones makers happy and relaxed as dopamine," says Alan Hirsch, MD, director of the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, Chicago.

4. Fish 

The content of omega 3 in fish-marine fish such as salmon and tuna can improve the ability of the brain and reduce senility. In a study published in Diabetes & Metabolism, participants who ate fish during the 3 weeks of anti-stress hormone known to release higher when performing some cognitive tests.

5. Whole wheat 

B vitamins are found mainly in whole grains will stimulate the production of the hormone serotonin, a hormone and neurotransmitter substance that sends calming signals in the brain. Elisa Zied, RD, author of Nutrition at Your Fingertips also said that whole grains are digested slowly so the body's serotonin is released will last even longer.

I hope this information can help you, good luck. Stay away from stress to always positive

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