Foods that give you a Boost

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Sometimes when you feel stressed a little comfort food can go along way. Comfort foods like a bowl of warm oatmeal, can boost levels of serotonin, which is a calming brain chemical.Other foods can reduce levels of cortisol and adrenaline, stress hormones that take a toll on the body over time.
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When I was pregnant with my second child I was diagnosed as a gestational diabetic and learned that complex carbs can stabilize blood sugar levels and make you feel more balanced. Whole-grain breakfast cereals, breads, and pastas, as well as old-fashioned oatmeal are great sources.

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Vitamin C as found in Oranges and other citrus fruits can reduce levels of stress hormones while strengthening the immune system.
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Magnesium is badly depleted when we are under stress. Eating fresh Spinach, Soy Beans and Salmon can help regulate cortisol levels and reduce stress headaches.

Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish like salmon and tuna, can prevent rises in stress hormones and protect against heart disease.











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