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Anxiety relieving foods.

Being stressed is part of life. However, letting anxiety take over and starting to panic due to excessive stress is part of life you would never want to go through. And honestly, you are no cowards if you want your life to be a breeze! Because we know how much of a toll chronic anxiety can take on our lives. Also, on our choices, and our overall wellbeing. Today, to help you relieve a tiny bit, PinkyMind brings to you a small blog on anxiety relieving foods- foods that can help you suppress the unwanted feeling by leaps and bounds. 

Anxiety relieving foods:

  • Green tea – Green tea, when it comes to health benefits, is like an elixir to the man of today. Not only does a healthy dose of green tea (along with proper exercise) help you stay fit but also jolly when the tides are not in your favour. Green tea contains an amino acid (L- theanine) which has been shown in multiple studies to have positive effects on anxiety reduction and overall mental health.
  • Eggs – Eggs, although known for being rich in protein and numerous micronutrients too, is an excellent choice of food whenever you feel anxious. Besides countless beneficial nutrients, eggs also contain an amino acid called tryptophan. This amino acid helps your brain release serotonin, which we all know as the pleasure hormone.
  • Dark chocolate – Okay, it might sound like a cliché, but believe me dark chocolate is one of your best buddies for whenever you begin to start a panic and letting anxiety take control. Numerous studies done to unveil the benefits of dark chocolate have shown that cocoa may help improve mood and relieve stress. Excessive chocolate can be bad for your teeth but a controlled quantity of it can reap astonishing benefits!
  • Yogurt – Healthful bacteria like Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria lurk around in yogurt. There is strong evidence through some studies that not only do they aid in reducing social anxiety but also help certain individuals by making them feel happier.

There. Now that you have the list of readily available anxiety relieving foods that can be amazingly helpful in times of need, why don’t you add them to your daily routine! 

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