Healthy sandwiches with tomato avocado olives

9 Foods to Reduce Stress

1. Green leafy vegetables. Assist in lowering stress levels and contain calcium, iron, magnesium, vitamin B’s and C’s and protein.

2. Nuts and seeds – flaxseeds, sunflower and pumpkin seeds contain lots of magnesium which is amazing for stress. Cashews are full of zinc which assists with anxiety.

3. Avocado – rich in stress-relieving B vitamins that assist in lowering your stress levels.

4. Berries – high in antioxidants. Great for your heart including lowering blood pressure

5. Bananas – high in tryptophan, magnesium and potassium which helps reduce blood pressure.

6. Cherries – contain melatonin which helps with sleep. They are an amazing anti- inflammatory fruit.

7. Sweet potato – high in potassium, magnesium, vitamin B6, amino acids. Known to lower blood pressure

8. Oats – kick in serotonin known to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

9. Lentils – highest antioxidant levels, rich in iron and folate. Decreases blood cholesterol.

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