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32 Foods That Turn Off the Stress Hormone That’s Making You Fat

Eat This, Not That! Logo By The Editors of Eat This, Not That! of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 33: You shouldn’t eat your emotions, but you can eat foods that are proven to fight back against stress. Does stress have you pulling out your hair on a regular basis? There’s another incentive to reduce your stress levels besides keeping your locks intact: you’ll also reduce belly fat.When you’re emotionally stressed, it means your body is producing higher levels of a hormone known as cortisol. In this stressful state, cortisol will cause your body to store fat, and belly fat in particular, according to Yale researchers.Besides reserving some me time to relax, another way to reduce stress and cortisol levels is simply by going on a trip to your closest grocery store. As it turns out, you can also eat your stress away, thanks to particular foods that counteract cortisol. These foods are loaded with vitamin C: a nutrient which research has found to lower feelings of stress. Nosh on these vitamin C foods below and then keep the smart choices going by familiarizing yourself with these The 40 Things You Must Do For a Flat Belly! Listed from least to most stress-busting vitamin C The following foods are considered to be an “Excellent Source” of vitamin C, which means they provide more than 20% of your DV. With a 60 milligrams per day recommendation, that translates to over 12 milligrams of vitamin C per standard portion size.

32 Foods That Turn Off the Stress Hormone That’s Making You Fat

You shouldn’t eat your emotions, but you can eat foods that are proven to fight back against stress. Does stress have you pulling out your hair on a regular basis? There’s another incentive to reduce your stress levels besides keeping your locks intact: you’ll also reduce belly fat.When you’re emotionally stressed, it means your body is producing higher levels of a hormone known as cortisol. In this stressful state, cortisol will cause your body to store fat, and belly fat in particular, according to Yale researchers.Besides reserving some me time to relax, another way to reduce stress and cortisol levels is simply by going on a trip to your closest grocery store. As it turns out, you can also eat your stress away, thanks to particular foods that counteract cortisol. These foods are loaded with vitamin C: a nutrient which research has found to lower feelings of stress. Nosh on these vitamin C foods below and then keep the smart choices going by familiarizing yourself with these The 40 Things You Must Do For a Flat Belly! Listed from least to most stress-busting vitamin C The following foods are considered to be an “Excellent Source” of vitamin C, which means they provide more than 20% of your DV. With a 60 milligrams per day recommendation, that translates to over 12 milligrams of vitamin C per standard portion size.
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