6 Foods That Help Reduce Anxiety Symptoms

Anxiety Can Be A Common Problem For Many Many People Including Myself.

It’s A Disorder Characterized By Constant Worry, Nervousness, And Can Mean Poor Brain Health. Most Times Medications Can Help Or Is Required For Treatments.

Besides Medications There Are Many Different Strategies You Can Try To Help Reduce Anxiety Symptoms. From Deep Breathing, Meditating, And Even Exercising.

Additionally, There Are Some Foods You Can Eat That May Help Lower The Severe Symptoms. Due To Their Brain Boosting Properties.

Down Below Are 6 ScienceBacked Foods And Beverages That May Provide Some Anxiety Relief.

1. Salmon

Salmon May Be Beneficial For Reducing Anxiety.

Salmon Does Contains Nutrients That Promote Brain Health, Including Vitamin D And The Omega 3 Fatty Acids Acidseicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) And Docosahexaenoic Acid. (DHA) (1, 2, 3, 4).

EPA And DHA May Help In Regulating Neurotransmitters Dopamine And Serotonin, That Can Have Calming And Relaxing Effects.

Studies Show That These Fatty Acids Can Even Reduce Inflammation And Prevent Brain Cell Dysfunction That Can Lead To The Development Of Mental Disorders Like Anxiety.

Consuming Enough Amounts Of EPA And DHA Can Also Promote Your Brain’s Ability To Be Able To Get Used To Changes, Allowing You To Better Handle Stressors That May Trigger Anxiety Symptoms.

Also, Vitamin D Has Been Studied For The Positive Effects/Results It May Have On Improving Levels Calming Neurotransmitters.

There’s Even A Few Amounts/Servings Of Salmon A Week That Can Be Enough To Promote Anxiety Relief.

There’s A Study That Shows Men That Ate Atlantic Salmon 3 Times A Week And For 5 Months Reported Less Anxiety Than The Ones That Eat Beef, Pork, Or Chicken. On Top Of That They Had Improved AnxietyRelated Symptoms, Such As Heart Rate And Heart Rate Variability.

2. Chamomile

Chamomile Is An Herb That May Help Reduce Anxiety.

Chamomile Contains Really High Amounts Of Antioxidants Proven To Reduce Inflammation, Which Might Decrease The Risk Of Anxiety.

There Are Many Studies That Have Examined The Interconnection Between Chamomile And Anxiety Relief.

They Have Also Found That Those Diagnosed With Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Experienced A Significantly Greater Reduction In Symptoms After Ingesting Chamomile Abstraction , Compared To Those Who Did Not.

There’s Also Another Study That Shows The Exact Same Results, As The Ones Who Abstracted Chamomile Extract For 8 Weeks Saw Reduced Symptoms Of Anxiety And Depression. Most Studies Have Been Conducted On Chamomile Extract. More Research Is Much Necessary, To Evaluate The Anti-Anxiety Effects Of Chamomile Tea, Which Is More Commonly Consumed.

3. Turmeric

Turmeric Is A Spice That Consist Of Curcumin. A Compound Studied For It’s Role In Promoting Brain Health And Keeping Anxiety Disorder From Happening.

Many Different Studies Suggest That Curcumin May Boost The Omega 3 Fatty Acids DHA In The Brain By Helping Your Body Synthesize It More Efficiently.

Curcumin Also Have A Very Powerful Antioxidant And Anti-Inflammatory Properties That Has Also Been Shown To Prevent Damage To Brain Cells. More Research Is Really Needed But Turmeric Is Definitely Worth A Try. If You Have Anxiety Give It A Try. It Won’t Hurt.

4. Yogurt

If You Suffer From Anxiety Adding Yogurt To The Menu Is Wonderful To Include.

The Probiotics Or Even The Healthy Bacteria Found In Some Types Of Yogurt Can Improve Your Well-Beings. Yes, Including Mental Health. Studies Have Shown That Probiotic Foods Like Yogurt Can Promote Mental Health And Even Brain Function By Preventing Free Radicals And Neurotoxins That Can Damage Nerve Tissues In The Brain And Lead To Anxiety.

In One Study It Shows That Anxious People Comsumed Probiotics Yogurt On A Daily Basis Were Able To Deal With Anxiety And Stress Than Those That Consumed Yogurt Without Probiotics.

Another Study Found That Women That Consumed 4.4 Ounces (125 Grams) Of Yogurt Daily And Twice A Day For About 4 Weeks Had Noticed Better Functioning Of The Brain Divisions That Control Emotion And Even Sensation. Which Can Be Affiliated With Lower Anxiety Levels.

There Are More Studies That Need To Be Done To Confirm The Effects That Yogurt May Have On Reducing Anxiety. Not All Yogurts Have Probiotics In Them. Get A Yogurt That Has Live Active Cultures Listed As An Ingredient.

5. Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate Can Really Help With Anxiety? Why Yes! Chocolate Has A High Tryptophan Content, That The Body Used To Turn Into Mood- Enhancing Neurotransmitters Such As Serotonin In The Brain. Dark Chocolate Is Also A Good Source Of Magnesium. Eating A Nice Good Diet With Enough Magnesium In It Or Taking Supplements Might Reduce Symptoms Of Depression. When You Choosing Dark Chocolate, Shoot For 70 Percent Or More. Dark Chocolate Does Still Contains Added Fats And Sugars So Make Sure It’s Tiny Portions 1 To 3 Grams Is Suitable.

6. Green Tea

Green Tea Is A Real Good Source Of L- Theanine. L- Theanine Normally Found In Green Tea Provides Strong Calming Effects And It Can Be Used To Fight Stress And Anxiety. Green Tea Comes With Theanine, An Amino Acid That Really Helps Reduce Stress And It Relaxes Your Mind, Body, And Soul. Instead Of A Bottle Of Water Try A Green Tea Instead. For Dinner Or Even Lunch. There’s Also L- Theanine Supplements Or Even The Green Tea Extract. Some Of You Might Not Like The Taste Of Green Tea. Like Me Haha So I Tried L- Theanine Foods Like:

Broccoli

Nuts

Whole Grain

Those Are My 6 Foods That Help With Reducing Anxiety Symptoms. I Hope Everyone Like, Comment, And Share.

Published by Expressive Jackie

Hello Beautiful People, My Name Is Jackie. I Am 31yrs Old And I Have A 9yrs Old Son. Who I Love So Much!!! His Name Is Jayden. I Also Love To Write, Take Pictures,And Help Others. I Suffer With Major Depression And Anxiety On A Daily Basis But I Try Not To Let It Stop Me. God Got Me!!!

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