It seems the number of people who suffer from anxiety are at an all-time high. And if you or someone you love suffer from anxiety you know how debilitating it can be. Simple things like heading out to a party, a new job, or even just a day in the office can feel like too much to handle.
All medication has side effects. That’s the plain and simple truth about synthetic drugs. That’s why all drugs come with a long list of side effects.
There is good news for those looking for natural ways to deal with anxiety.
If you’re among the millions of people who struggle with consider looking at some of the foods that can help you deal with it – without medication. (Please note: It’s important to discuss all options with your own healthcare practitioner.)
According to Calm Clinic, there are 7 powerhouse foods that can help nourish you diet and keep stress and aniexty at bay.
7 Foods to Deal with Anxiety Naturally
Almonds contain zinc which is a key nutrient for maintaining a balanced mood. They also supply healthy fats which keep the brain happy.
Rejoice! Chocolate, especially dark chocolate, helps reduce cortisol. Cortisol is the stress hormone that can trigger anxiety symptoms. Other compounds found in chocolate are said to help balance moods. (Might explain why we want to grab some chocolate during “that time” of the month.)
Maca root is believed to have more phytonutrients than nearly every type of fruit and vegetable, including magnesium and iron – two important nutrients for controlling anxiety. It also is often used for healthy stamina and energy.
Check out all the foods that help reduce anxiety
Hop on over to Calm Clinic to see the whole list and learn about which foods you need to avoid if you’re struggling with anxiety. You can read all about it here.