Here are healthful tips to de-stress your diet:
- Limit or avoid alcohol and caffeine.
- Balancing your diet with some protein, some complex carbohydrates and a generous amount of fruits and veggies will reduce stress on many levels.
- Don't fear carbs.
- Consider probiotic-rich foods. Not only is there some evidence of a link between probiotics and lower anxiety, but the majority of the serotonin receptors are found in the gut, so a happy gut means a happier you all the way around.
Don't forget to slow down, enjoy and find satisfaction when you eat. Mindful eating ensures that you have a pleasant, relaxing, stress-relieving breaks multiple times throughout the day.