Good diet is essential in every aspect of life. Stress is no different when it comes to eating. Certain foods can reduce cortisol and help with stress itself. Eating according to a stress reducing diet can be an important part of one’s overall health.
The article, “Eat These Foods to Reduce Stress and Anxiety” from HealthEsssentials of the Cleveland Clinic looks closer at certain foods that help the body reduce stress. The article states,
“If you’re trying to lower your stress levels, you probably already know to start with the basics: self-care, sleep management, and exercise. But did you know there are some foods that lower stress levels, too? Dietitian Courtney Barth, MS, RDN, LD, CPT, explains how certain foods can help reduce your levels of cortisol — the primary hormone responsible for stress.”
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In addition to better diet and avoiding certain foods, it is also important to remember not to miss meals. Missing meals and needed nutrition to fight stress can cause long term problems in health.
Please also review AIHCP’s Stress Management Consulting Program and see if it matches your academic and professional goals. The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in Stress Management Consulting