Food as Medicine for Stress & Anxiety

Nature is truly amazing and has provided us with some foods that naturally seem to help reduce cortisol (the stress hormone that can wreak havoc with your health), and also reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety.

Recent studies suggest …

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Shellfish: People who ate 3-4 ounces daily lowered their risk of anxiety, stress, and depression by 30%. 

 

MGlass of milk on a black backgroundilk: 4+ servings of calcium daily may help lower the risk of anxiety and irritability, and promote the relaxation necessary for proper sleep patterns.