The anti stress diet: what to eat to lose weight and not be sad

The quality of food affects not only our body, but also on the mood. Using the right products can not only lose weight but also to get rid of stress.

What to eat to feel good, to understand “New time”.

Almonds. Nuts are rich in vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), vitamin E, magnesium, zinc. Vitamin B2 and magnesium are involved in the production of serotonin, which regulates mood and helps to withstand stress.

Zinc is known as an element capable to combat the negative effects of stress, vitamin E is an antioxidant that destroys free radicals. Enough to eat a small handful of almonds to the mood has improved.

Fish. Did you know that a lack of vitamin B12 leads to the development of depression. Most types of fish contain the full b vitamins, which are acknowledged fighters with stress: B6 and B12. Vitamin B6 is involved in the synthesis of the hormone of happiness – serotonin.

Broccoli – a product rich in the b vitamins, including folic acid, which helps to cope with States of panic, anxiety, prevents depression.

Whole grain. Nutritionists believe that whole grain foods have a calming, mood enhancing effect. Complex carbohydrates are longer to digest, enter the blood gradually and their effect on the body longer, while simple carbohydrates of regular bread or sugar is quickly digested and cause spikes in blood glucose, which leads to mood swings.

Greens. It can be eaten in unlimited quantities, except that it is rich in vitamins and minerals, one color is uplifting!

Vegetables. Bell pepper, tomato, cucumber – as much as you want. Pepper is the leader in content of vitamins A and C, so when the season arrives, eat, and stock up on them for future use.

Beef. Rich in iron, b vitamins and zinc. This is a good argument in favor of this meat product.

Blueberries. Rich in antioxidants and vitamin C. During times of stress, as you know, the reserves of vitamin C strongly depleted, so they need to fill. Also blueberries are a good source of fiber, which will help to cope with disorders of the gastrointestinal tract that occur during stress. The same can be said of other berries, such as currants, strawberries, etc. In the cold feel free to use frozen berries.

Milk and milk products. They contain vitamins B2, B12 and antioxidants. Cottage cheese with blueberries for Breakfast and you are full of strength and energy!

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Be sure to reduce the consumption of alcoholic beverages. It would seem, what’s more relaxing than a good glass of wine after a busy day? However, it is possible to obtain the opposite effect: dizziness, insomnia, which in turn will lead to even more stress, cause nervous, excited state.

Coffee, tea and other drinks containing caffeine. In a pinch, you can switch to green tea or mate tea.

Fried and fatty foods.

Don’t overuse protein of animal origin. Despite the fact that some of these products help to deal with stress, they also contribute to its appearance: animal proteins in large amounts increase the hormone levels of dopamine and norepinephrine that trigger stress.