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25 Foods That Help Anxiety

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Sharon Feiereisen of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 26: With all the daily stressors we experience in our lives, anxiety may seem like its lurking around every corner.Anxiety disorders are serious diseases that are treatable by medical professionals. Anxiety is often characterized by extreme stress, constant worry, restlessness, panic attacks, and even obsessive-compulsive disorder.You can also experience anxiety and stress in certain circumstances without being diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder. And when anxiety rides high, you’re at the mercy of stress hormones such as cortisol—known as “the belly fat hormone” for its ability to pull lipids from the bloodstream and store them in our fat cells. A recent Sleep Science review found that when stress prevents people from sleeping well, they are more likely to make bad food choices, snack late at night, and choose high-carb snacks.If you believe you’re suffering from an anxiety disorder, the first step you should take is contacting your medical professional. Medication is often prescribed as a treatment in most cases. For those who are experiencing general anxiety that comes occasionally with stressful deadlines, there are some dietary changes you can make to alleviate symptoms. These foods will help you relax, calm down, and refocus so that you can continue on with your day stress-free. For more ways to target stress, check out these 32 Foods That Turn Off the Stress Hormone That’s Making You Fat.

25 Foods That Help Anxiety

With all the daily stressors we experience in our lives, anxiety may seem like its lurking around every corner.

Anxiety disorders are serious diseases that are treatable by medical professionals. Anxiety is often characterised by extreme stress, constant worry, restlessness, panic attacks, and even obsessive-compulsive disorder.

You can also experience anxiety and stress in certain circumstances without being diagnosed with generalised anxiety disorder. And when anxiety rides high, you’re at the mercy of stress hormones such as cortisol—known as “the belly fat hormone” for its ability to pull lipids from the bloodstream and store them in our fat cells. A recent Sleep Science review found that when stress prevents people from sleeping well, they are more likely to make bad food choices, snack late at night, and choose high-carb snacks.

If you believe you’re suffering from an anxiety disorder, the first step you should take is contacting your medical professional. Medication is often prescribed as a treatment in most cases. For those who are experiencing general anxiety that comes occasionally with stressful deadlines, there are some dietary changes you can make to alleviate symptoms. These foods will help you relax, calm down, and refocus so that you can continue on with your day stress-free. For more ways to target stress, check out these 32 Foods That Turn Off the Stress Hormone That’s Making You Fat.

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