5 Foods That Reduce Stress

It’s been one of those weeks, you have a project at work that almost impossible to finish by the deadline, the kids are acting out, or your finances are not what you had hoped they’d be. We all go through the stresses of everyday life and we all cope with it differently, nearly 40% of Americans report overeating or eating unhealthy foods as a result of stress.

So for those of us who cope with stress through eating here’s our list of the 5 healthiest foods that help reduce the stress:

1. Green Leafy Vegetables

Leafy greens like Spinach are rich in folate, which helps your body produce mood-regulating neurotransmitters, including serotonin and dopamine

2. Blueberries

The antioxidants in blueberries help aid your brain in the production of dopamine, which is a chemical that is critical to coordination, memory function, and your mood.

3. Dark Chocolate

There’s a reason why everyone loves chocolate! Sinking your teeth into a bar of delicious dark chocolate has been scientifically proven to reduce ones stress. So stress less with our Chocolate Delite

4. Wild-Caught Alaskan Salmon

Wild Salmon is high in omega-3 fats, EPA, and DHA which play a role in your emotional well-being.

5. Avocado

Avocado provide essential health-boosting nutrients, including potassium, vitamin E, B vitamins, and folate,