Anxiety is an anxious feeling which does not go away. These feelings are constant and can happen without any particular reason or cause.
It is a serious mental health disorder which makes daily life activities difficult to cope with. This disorder is characterized by a feeling of anxiety, fear, or worry.
Every single person feels anxious once in a while. But for someone going through anxiety, these feelings are not easily controlled.
However, tempting a lifestyle change, maintaining a healthy diet and also taking therapy sessions can help reduce anxiety.
In order to improve the anxiety symptoms, the best type of foods one should consume are –
The presence of cocoa in dark chocolate improves mood, as well as help, reduce anxiety and stress. Cocoa or dark chocolate helps improve brain function by increasing blood flow and creating mood-enhancing neurotransmitters. Additionally, quality dark chocolate is rich in magnesium, fibre, copper, iron, manganese and a few other minerals. But while purchasing dark chocolate, buy 70 % or more cocoa content.
Eggs are loaded with proteins and vitamin D and many minerals, which help in calming anxiety and stress. For the inexpert, eggs contain an amino acid called tryptophan that helps create serotonin. Serotonin is a chemical neurotransmitter, which improves mood, behaviour, and sleep as well as relieves the anxious feeling.
Pumpkin seeds are a full source of potassium. These seeds help in managing blood pressure and reduce stress and anxiety.
Yoghurt is a great addition to your diet if you are suffering from anxiety. Studies suggest that those who had yoghurt twice daily for four weeks have a better functioning of the brain. The probiotics present in yoghurt aids promoting and maintaining mental health and brain functions. As it helps stop free radicals and neurotoxins that can damage the nerve tissue of the brain.
Aside from these items, one can also go for bell peppers, almonds, chamomile, bananas, oats, chia seeds, and citrus fruits.
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