Stressful lifestyles, anxiety, anxiety, depression - bad mental health affects physical health, which in a short time, your body can become very weak. Stress affects the loss of necessary nutrients for the body. Lack of these components contributes to the formation of many diseases, sometimes very serious.
Food helps combat stress
To combat stress are not enough drugs prescribed by a doctor. Proper diet and well-chosen ingredients can effectively combat poor mental health. The basis for such anti-stress diet are primarily proteins, carbohydrates and unsaturated fats.
This means that we have to eat a large amount of foods rich in protein, a large number of fish riched in omega-3, and a lot of grain products, legumes, nuts, and vegetables.
- Dark whole wheat bread,
- Brown rice
How food affects the stress?
The nutrients referred to in this article, and which appear in the mentioned above products, as well as many others (for example Omega-3 can also be found in rape oil and olive oil) affect the human nervous system for example Omega-3 regenerate the nervous system, supporting its functioning, as well as improve memory and concentration.
In fishes can also be found B vitamins that also support the nervous system, improve the ability to concentrate, improve alertness and reduce fatigue and irritation, has a positive effect on mood. B vitamins besides fish are also found in meat, animal products, vegetables, cereals, soy and nuts.
Magnesium first of all
Magnesium affects the nervous system and brain. Magnesium can be found, among others, in buckwheat, white beans, nuts, oatmeal, chickpeas, peas, cocoa. It is worth to pay attention to our body will respond demand for magnesium, because its deficiency can lead to many ailment, not only degraded mood, or irritability.
Difficulty concentrating, anxiety, depression, headache, nausea, neuromuscular excitability, numbness in the limbs, and even abnormal heartbeat - to the ailment can cause a magnesium deficiency.