Stress has an affect on our aging process and by extension our life expectancy. How we handle this stress is important when it concerns our well-being. Stress can come at you in many ways, but they generally emerge during daily interaction with friends, family and coworkers. Some de-stress foods can help us deal with anxiety and daily stress.
"There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams."
Kenneth H. Cooper.
One way we can de-stress is with the food we eat. Here are 5 de-stress foods that can lower your stress levels.
1. Remain positive with green tea.
All types of stress have an oxidative effect on the body. Stress is induced by alcohol abuse, over exercise, age and various diseases such as diabetes.Studies show that green tea can lower the effects of oxidative stress. Green tea contains antioxidants which can lower oxidative stress. Also, green tea which also contains theanine which helps relax the body and thus making you feel claim. It would take as much as 3 to 4 cups of green tea to do this. You will also notice an improvement in your focus, concentration and performance.