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5 Go-To Anti-Anxiety Foods
We’ve filtered through the foods with these attributes and pulled out five that make for easy eating.
Some consider avocados, which are rich in folic acid and B vitamins, one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Avocados are a fruit that provide a lot of folic acid (one avocado provides 41 percent of the percent daily value) and antioxidants including carotenoids. Folic acid and B12 are B vitamins that have a link to preventing depression and anxiety.
These leafy greens are loaded with magnesium as well as other anti-anxiety nutrients such as zinc and folic acid. Magnesium helps regulate the nervous system.
3. Red and Yellow Peppers
Red and yellow peppers are loaded with healthy flavonoid and carotenoid antioxidants, plus vitamin C. They are anti-inflammatory as well, so they’re healing for the brain.
A vegetarian source of tryptophan, tofu is a soybean curd that has been pressed into blocks resulting in a firm texture. It can easily be cut into one-inch cubes, making it an easy addition to stir-fry and more. (Note: buy GMO-free tofu.)
Walnuts are anti-inflammatory and contain the essential omega-3 fatty acids as well as zinc. Research indicates that walnuts are the best nut for heart health, beating out top contenders like pistachios, cashews and almonds.