Best Natural Stress Busters

By Refadoc, Posted on : Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 10:32 am IST

So, you have been dealing with stress lately? Have you been taking those anti depression pills? That is a complete no! Nature holds the keys to the best stress busters which may also appeal to your palate! Take a look at the choicest natural stress busters:

  • Fish:

In order to keep your stress levels in check, all you need to do is add omega 3 fatty acids to your diet. These essential fats make sure to moderate your levels of stress and help you to fight against depression. You can also opt for a fish oil supplement but the best way is to keep a steady amount of fish as a part of your diet. Eat at least 85 grams of fatty fish twice a week in order to keep your stress levels at bay. Eating Salmon helps you to fight that frazzled feeling of stress. 

  • Dark Chocolate:

Researchers have found that dark chocolate contains stress busting properties. It has been proved that people who consume dark chocolate have lower blood pressure as compared to their counterparts. Consuming Dark Chocolate leads to the reduction in the stress causing hormone. So, make sure that you consume a few small squares of dark chocolate every day.

  • Black Tea:

Drinking Black Tea helps you to recover from nerve cracking events sooner and more quickly. According to a study, people who drank four cups of black tea everyday for six weeks showed a lower level of stress hormone, Cortical and were more relaxed after stressful tasks as compared to their counterparts. Tea contains mood boosting effects and helps to increase the alertness throughout the day. 

  • Avocados:

The fleshy part of the Avocados is loaded with the powerful stress fighters: Potassium and Monosaturated fatty acids. Both these nutrients are greatly helpful in order to lower the blood pressure. The Monosaturated Fatty Acids play a major role in order to fight against stress and depression. The more MUFA’s are consumed, the less likely are the chances of developing depression. Fats are responsible to improve how the brain absorbs the mood boosting neurotransmitter Serotonin. 

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