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Enhance Your Mood . . . with Food!

Keep calm and carry on

Did you know that certain foods contain nutrients that help soothe anxiety?

The following foods are rich in B vitamins, which are known to produce a calming effect on the body. Try them to experience natural stress relief.

  • Bananas 
  • Black beans
  • Brown rice
  • Chickpeas
  • Fortified cereal
  • Potatoes
  • Quinoa
  • Salmon, wild
  • Spinach
  • Turkey
  • Vegetable juice
  • Walnuts 

Red Light!

In addition to eating right, you can help reduce stress levels by limiting or avoiding the following foods.

  • Trans fats and hydrogenated oils found in many processed snack foods 
  • Caffeinated beverages 
  • Sugary, simple carbohydrates such as sodas, cakes, pies, and cookies 
  • Alcohol

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