Do you know what are the best foods to reduce anxiety?
Did you know that the brain and digestive system are directly connected?
It makes sense, as everything we eat is eventually filtered into our bloodstream and makes its way to the brain. A less-than-nutritious diet will not only inflame the gut, but can inflame the brain as well. Brain inflammation can manifest as mood swings, irrational anger, and irritability. These effects are compounded if you have a digestive disorder like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or Candida overgrowth caused by poor diet.
Luckily, there are a large number of nutrient-rich foods that can actually help reduce stress and anxiety symptoms when incorporated regularly into your diet. Take a look at the guide from the nutrition experts at Snap Kitchen below for a list of mood-boosting foods and when to eat them for best results: