Reduce stress effectively just by familiar food

There are many ways to combat stress, in which the use of food that is useful in reducing stress is a simple way that you can apply every day.

Grains

Stressed people need to consume sufficient amounts of complex carbohydrates from grains such as brown rice, flour, cereal, oats, wheat … In addition to other useful nutrients, grains and nuts that has fiber, can help to metabolize fat and regulate the absorption of sugar, and also are the important factors to regulate endocrine, control emotion, and reduce stress effectively.

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Fruits, vegetables

You should eat fruits, vegetables and root vegetables such as raspberries, potatoes, bananas, avocados, oranges, tangerines, kiwi. These foods are rich in vitamin C, vitamin B, potassium, amino acids … that can soothe the nervous system.

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Avocado & beetroot bruschetta with festa cheese, black olive tapenade

Food from milk

Milk is rich in calcium, vitamins A, D, protein and antioxidants, helps to fight stress. A glass of milk can help you calm down. If you are suffering from stress-related insomnia, try drinking a glass of warm milk before going to bed and you will sleep much better.

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Foods with easily absorbed protein

Foods such as shrimp, crab, fish, soybeans … are rich in zinc, vitamin B, selenium, fatty acids, amino acid, tryptophan. Activity of brain cells needs many different essential proteins, especially tryptophan. Once coming in the body, tryptophan is converted into serotonin which will increase the feeling of euphoria, optimism.

Among fishes, the salmon is a super-nutritious food, which can create miracle on your body. It contains omega-3 fatty acids, which can increase the excitement hormones in the brain, such as serotonin and help regulate hormones like adrenaline and stress induced cortisol. In addition, omega-3 fatty acids can help to improve brain activity. Try to eat 2-3 servings of salmon per week to reduce stress levels.

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Grilled salmon steak with hazelnuts, cauliflower mousseline & green asparagus in blackcurrant, peppercorn sauce

Stress, fatigue in work and in life is inevitable. Let make your life become more beautiful with simple things by yourself!