In honor of Super Bowl Sunday, we have listed 5 healthy foods that will calm your nerves!
1. Guac down!
Avocados beat stress! They help stabilize blood sugar spikes that can lead to anxiety. The nutrients in a scoop of guac also work to relieve tension.
2. Pumpkin seeds
Chew on these, since they’re a rich source of magnesium, which helps balance a healthy nervous system and relax muscles.
3. Turkey burgers
Fire up the grill for some l tryptophan; αn amino acid found in turkey. Pair it with a healthy carb to boost serotonin and melatonin, which help calm the nerves.
4. Spinach dip
Leafy greens are natural stress relievers. Folate found in spinach helps produce dopamine, a pleasure-inducing brain chemical that helps you keep your cool.
Spice up your dip and get your game on! The antioxidants found in this super plant help enhance your mood.
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