13 Foods That Reduce Anxiety

This guest post helps us find foods to reduce anxiety and increase our quality of life! Scientists now call the gut our “second brain”, regulating mood and overall well-being.

Many people deal with stress and anxiety symptoms from time-to-time, but, for some of us, it is a daily occurrence. In fact, with 18 percent of the population affected by anxiety, it’s clear that anxiety is having an impact on the day-to-day lives and overall well-being of average people. What you may not know is that the gastrointestinal tract is particularly harmed by stress and anxiety. The Institute of Stress reports that 34 percent of people experiencing stress say it’s caused a negative effect on their stomach and digestive system.


There is good news! Changing your diet to focus on whole, nutrient-rich foods helps the brain combat stress by eliminating dangerous free radicals! Look at the graphic below, from the nutrition experts at Snap Kitchen, for mood-boosting foods; plus, when to eat them for the best results:

Love these great selections from Snap kitchen! It just proves that you are what you eat.

What’s your fave healthy go-to snack or meal?

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