Stress and Anxiety Relief Foods

Stress and Anxiety Relief Foods

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What is Stress?

Stress is related to psychology and defines to be an as emotional strain and pressure that causes mental instability and sometimes even causes severe mental illnesses. Stress is divided into two terms. It may be internal (from the society. Social issues, psychological issues) or external (due to intake of allopathic medicines).Lets gradually have a step by step review on stress relief foods.

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a primary psychiatric condition that can be defined as uncomfortable feelings and thoughts and it can cause psychological arousal and debilitating psychological. Psychological arousal includes the severe shortness of breath and debilitating psychological includes a feeling of fear and threads.

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Scope of the Topic

We should improve our lifestyle for a good, happy, and pleasurable life and prevent a bundle of acute as well as chronic diseases. For global perspectives, all doctors should join hands with a technical, scientific, and planned approach to eradicate the depression, stress, and anxiety from the world. Statistically, according to WHO almost 800,000 people die annually due to suicide, and its simply the result of stress, depression, and anxiety. It is also estimated that 20 adult people try to commit suicide after the suicide of one person globally. So, these statistics are disastrous and devastating, and that why it’s a need of time to completely deteriorate stress and anxiety disorders from the lives of people.

Stress and Anxiety Symptoms

Both stress and anxiety are emotional responses but we can say that anxiety is a more severe condition. It causes anxiety disorder to almost 3% of adults in America per annum. Stress is an external trigger and can be caused by a fight with loved ones, high working load, working, acute as well as chronic illnesses, financial problems, and discrimination of society. The main symptoms are shortness of sleep, gastrointestinal problems, muscle pain, and fatigue.

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Stress Relief and Anxiety Control

Whereas, Anxieties are the worries that never go away even in the absence of any type of stressor.
The main symptoms of anxiety are over-thinking, excessive worries, feelings of fear, restlessness, trembling, and a sense of panic.

Stress and anxiety can be controlled by proper amelioration in lifestyle, productive exercise, Yoga, natural and organic food products, and vicinity factors.

Diet to Relief stress and anxiety

We should eat fresh and organic food products that contain six major nutrients such as water, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and fats/lipids.

  • Nuts (Groundnut and peanut)
  • Fish
  • Potassium-rich food products especially banana
  • Magnesium-rich foods especially dark chocolate
  • Yoghurt and turmeric
  • Green tea
  • Cinnamon
  • Spinach
  • Swiss chard
  • Cheese, oats and tofu
  • Super foods
  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Oatmeal
  • Pistachios
  • Blueberries
  • Avocado
  • Cashews
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Super Foods to Relief Stress and Anxiety

Many super foods can help in the deterioration of anxiety and stress. One of the reasons for stress and anxiety is the deficiency of OMEGA-3S. Super foods especially Chia seeds and Quinoa seeds remove this deficiency. These two seeds are blessing from the nature. We should properly eat Chia seeds and Quinoa seeds. Moreover, the intake of moringa leaves and powder is also very important.

How Food Components Reduce Stress

We can broadly say that B-Vitamins are called to be as mood boosters and they help a lot in controlling the stress and anxiety scenarios.

B-Vitamins for stress and anxiety

Sr. #Vitamin Name   Role in Body
1Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)Calm nervous system
Improve mood
Increase metabolic activity of carbohydrates
2Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)Make mood-boosting serotonin
Support Immune system
3Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)Improve memory
Improve Immune system  
4Vitamin B3 (Niacin)Regulate blood sugar levels and save us from diabetes
Improve mood
5Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)Good for brain functions
Improve mood and nervous system
6Vitamin B12 (Cynocobalamin)Enhance the productivity of Melatonin and serotonin that are good for better sleep and mood
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Top 5 Foods That Help to Relief Stress and Anxiety

There is a huge list of organic and natural foods that help to reduce the stress and anxiety level of the body. These foods can control the systolic and diastolic blood pressure, sugar level, liver and stomach inflammation, vomiting, fatigue, and nausea.

These foods contain an appropriate number of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids.

Some important foods that can help to control and even diminish the stress and anxiety level of our body are as follow:

  1. Banana and Avocado
  2. Green tea
  3. Swiss chard
  4. Fatty-Fish
  5. Carrots
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Benefits of Top 5 Foods for Stress relief and Anxiety Control

Sr. #   Product Name  Benefits
1Banana and AvocadoThey contain a high amount of potassium
Have a high amount of minerals  
They control diastolic blood pressure of the body
2Green TeaImprove the nervous system and nerve control mechanism  
Help in losing weight  
Better for mind freshness
3Swiss ChardMinerals are abundant in Swiss chard  
These minerals help in the formation of stress releasing hormones  
They produce cortisol (A hormone which controls the stress activity of the body)
4  FishFish is responsible for the formation of adrenaline (Hormone). Adrenaline helps the body to be cool and calm
5 CarrotsVery helpful for better stress control
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Conclusion

The stress and anxiety level in people are increasing globally. It’s a major concern now because high stress and anxiety level are resulting in severe chronic and acute diseases. America is at the top list of anxiety and stress patients. Statistically, 19% of the total American population is suffering from an anxiety disorder. These stress and anxiety disorders are long-lasting and remain for at least 6 months. As already discussed, stress and anxiety result in many health problems and even death. So, to conclude the whole debate, in a nutshell, we can say that the whole world should tackle this global problem. All doctors and especially nutritionists should develop a culture of good diet or more precisely, an organic diet. People should eat food products with a suitable amount of six major nutrients such as protein, vitamins, water, carbohydrates, lipids, and minerals.

As we know that:

“A healthy body has a healthy mind”

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