My tip of the day is ....anxiety
We all experience occasional feelings of anxiety, worry and fear, this is totally normal. If you have an anxiety disorder, these feelings are more noticeable and difficult to live with. They can make you feel as though things are worse than they actually are.
What are anxiety disorders?
Symptoms of anxiety include:
Feelings of dread, panic or impending doom
Feeling on edge or irritable
Changes in appetite
Depersonalisation and wanting to escape from the situation you are in
You might also experience physical symptoms, which can include:
Heavy and fast breathing
Hot flushes or blushing
Dizziness and fainting
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), stomach aches and sickness
There are so many foods that help anxiety, but also that contribute to it and it is all about knowing what is going to HELP you.
So what foods are best and worst for anxiety?
AVOID at all costs:
Processed foods, fried foods, high glycemic carbs, unrefined sugars, coffee and alcoholic beverages.
Magnesium rich foods, blueberries, almonds, anything with magnesium, vitamin B12 (and other B vitamins), zinc, and antioxidants can be beneficial for helping you deal with stress and anxiety. Green vegetables, good fats, lean protein.
Have you tried Meditation?
I use an app called Headspace. You meditate for 10 minutes and find a time suitable for you. I am doing this before bed but a lot of people I know meditate upon rising.
Anxiety is so very common these days and getting your nutrition on point can really help.
Let me know if any of this helps in any way 😁
As usual would love your thoughts. 😀
Have a good weekend.