10 Healthy Foods That Calm & De-Stress
Poor diet undermines not only our physical well being; it can also have disastrous impact on the way we behave, on our ability to think, reason and concentrate, on our memory and powers of coordination, even our mood at the start of the day. In almost every study of essential nutrients - particularly of iron, magnesium and the B complex vitamins - mental disorders or malfunction have been prominent among the symptoms of deficiency.
Like any other part of our bodies, the brain and nervous system can only function properly when well nourished.
Grapes, Millet, Brewer's yeast, Buckwheat, Molasses, Watercress, Avocado and Almonds, and flax seed oil are among the most important.
Don't forget the herbal teas Lemon balm, passionflower and chamomile.
We have more nerves in the gut than the brain so it is important to ensure your gut is healed and calm so not only your nutrients are easily absorbed and digested but also your nerves will be calmed and not inflamed.
Iridology can work well to see how your gut lining is looking and whether possible mineral deficiencies are present.
Smoothies are a great way to get an abundance of EFA, minerals and nutrients into you at any time of the day as needed. They may also help keep you full for longer.