9 Foods That Help Reduce Anxiety

Lifestyle modifications, therapy, and food can reduce anxiety. Certain nutrients can improve mental health and control anxiety symptoms, but eating alone won't cure it. These nine foods reduce anxiety.


1. Salmon

Salmon's omega-3 fatty acids boost brain health and reduce inflammation, possibly reducing anxiety. Other omega-3-rich fish include mackerel and sardines.

2. Dark Chocolate

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that helps control mood. Eating a small piece of dark chocolate can make your body make more of it. Dark chocolate also has vitamins that are good for your brain in general.

3. Yogurt

Yoghurt and other fermented foods include probiotics, which improve gastrointestinal and brain health. According to study, a healthy gut flora may benefit depressed and nervous people.

4. Chamomile Tea

Studies have shown that drinking camomile tea can help lower your stress. Compounds in camomile, such as apigenin, link to receptors in the brain and make you feel calm and relaxed.

5. Turkey

The body needs tryptophan to generate serotonin. Turkey has plenty. The "feel-good" neurotransmitter serotonin can stabilise your mood and reduce anxiety.

6. Spinach

Lots of magnesium can be found in leafy greens like spinach. Magnesium is an important chemical for controlling neurotransmitters and making you feel calm. Anxiety levels going up has been linked to not getting enough magnesium.

7. Blueberries

Antioxidants and vitamin C, which are found in large amounts in blueberries, have been shown to help fight worry and anxiety. Their high fibre content also helps keep your gut healthy, which is good for your general health.

8. Almonds

Nutrients like magnesium, zinc, and vitamin E, which are found in large amounts in almonds, can help lower nervousness. It can also be relaxing and help you deal with worry to chew nuts.

9. Oats

As a complex carbohydrate, oats can help keep blood sugar levels steady, avoiding the ups and downs that can make you feel anxious. They also have fibre and nutrients that are good for your brain.

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