Food intake guideline for successful stress management
Magnesium is known as the anti-stress mineral. It is also known for its calming effects. In addition magnesium is recommended as an antidote to anxiety, insomnia and depression.
Food sources of magnesium are the following: un-milled grains, figs, almonds, seafood, apricots, avocados, kelp, millet, tofu, sesame seeds, garlic, grapefruit, cantaloupe, watercress, brewer’s yeast, alfalfa, nuts, seeds, dark – green vegetables, bananas, soybeans, peas, green beans, brown rice, apples, cherries, raisins, prunes, lemons, celery, wheat germ, blackstrap molasses, oatmeal, cornmeal, wheat bran, clams, halibut, cashew, cereals, oatmeal (instant), potato (baked with skin), peanut butter, yogurt (plain), kidney beans, legumes, meat, milk, and milk chocolate.
Amino acid glutamine is essential in high stress situations. It also helps to alleviate depression and fatigue.
Food sources of glutamine are the following: raw parsley, spinach; Dietary sources of glutamine include beef, chicken, fish, eggs, milk, yogurt, ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, dairy products, cabbage, beets, beans, spinach, and parsley. Small amounts of free L-glutamine are also found in vegetable juices and fermented foods, such as miso.
Amino acid tyrosine reduces stress, and helpful in dealing with anxiety and depression.
Food sources of tyrosine are the following: cheese (especially cheddar), cottage cheese, eggs, fish, ice cream, lima bean, meat, miso, peanuts, pumpkin seeds, shellfish, and soybeans.
Vitamin B-5 may alleviate stress. Also, it is useful in combating anxiety and depression. Food sources of vitamin B-5 are the following: beef, Brewer’s yeast, eggs, fresh vegetables, kidney, legumes, liver, mushrooms, nuts, pork, royal jelly, saltwater fish, avocado, banana, chicken, lentils, broccoli, lobsters, milk, milk, oranges, peanut butter, peanut, peas, soybeans, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, whole rye flower, and whole wheat.
The following teas are useful in stress management: Green Tea, Licorice, Panax Ginseng, Rose Hips, Valerian, and Yerba Mate.
Red Wine (in small quantities), Himalayan Goji berries, Turmeric (seasoning), and Noni juice are all useful in dealing with stress.
Alkalize your body since with acid overload it is impossible overcome any health condition, and stress not an exception. Consume on daily basis 80% alkaline-forming foods, and 20% acid-forming foods.Go to Checkout