7 Foods to Help Combat Anxiety for Enrepreneurs

7 Foods to Help Combat Anxiety for Enrepreneurs

1.       Chamomile

-          A study found that those who consumed chamomile extract for eight weeks saw reduced symptoms of depression & anxiety.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3600408/

 

2.       Salmon

-          Salmon contains nutrients that promote brain health, including vitamin D and the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). 

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2698592/

 

https://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/finfish-and-shellfish-products/4109/2

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25954194

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2829975/

 

3.       Yogurt

-          In one study, anxious individuals who consumed probiotic yogurt daily were better able to cope with stress than those who consumed yogurt without probiotics.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24490888

 

4.       Dark Chocolate

-          Dark chocolate contains flavonols, which are antioxidants that could benefit brain function. Flavonols improve blood flow to the brain and promoting its ability to adapt to stressful situations.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3575938/

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4696435/

 

5.       Turmeric

-          Contains curcumin, a compound that’s studied for its role in promoting brain health and preventing anxiety disorders.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4754352/

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2527619/

 

6.       Green Tea

-          Green tea contains L-theanine, which is an amino acid that has been studied for the positive effects it may have on brain health and anxiety reduction.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3459493/

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3365247/

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17182482

 

7.       B Vitamins Bump Up Good Feelings

-          Harvard Medical School advises eating foods rich in B vitamins such as: avocado, beef, and almonds in order to help ward off anxious feelings. 

 

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/nutritional-strategies-to-ease-anxiety-201604139441

 

Source: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/6-foods-that-reduce-anxiety

If you are suffering from Anxiety you should seek medical attention immediately!

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