There are many ways to help control your stress. Limiting foods that can worsen stress symptoms, while eating more of the ones that help guard against the stressful feelings is one way you can help your health.
As mentioned in a prior post, complex carbohydrates are powerful ways to help your body feel more calm. The reason? Complex carbs such as whole grains and veggies, help signal your brain to release more of the feel-good hormone called serotonin.
Also, you can help stabilize blood pressure by eating complex carbohydrates.
Complex carbs also help stabilize your blood sugar.
So, if you want to get started in boosting your body’s defenses, some examples of complex carbohydrates to put on that grocery list include fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts and whole grains.