7 Ways to Beat Stress – 5
No. 5: Eat Well
Foods rich in vitamin C, like oranges and grapefruits, may help lower your stress hormones. Omega-3s, like those found in salmon and other fatty fish, as well nuts and seeds, may also be calming.
In general, fueling your body well with a balanced diet can help keep your body healthy and better able to handle stress. Part of eating well means focusing on getting whole grains, vegetables, and fruits.
Want something sweet? Dark chocolate may have a calming effect by lowering stress hormones.