Stress and nutrition go hand in hand and need to be considered together when trying to protect yourself from the harmful effects of stress.
We all know that eating a healthy well balanced diet helps our bodies cope better with illness and protects us from harmful stress.
Unfortunately in today’s busy world, finding the time to eat well all the time can become a bit of a challenge and may even add to your anxiety.
This is where supplements come in and knowing which vitamins etc are the most helpful at beating the harmful effects of stress will enable you to choose the right supplements for you.
Vitamin A – Liver, eggs, milk, orange and green vegetables
Vitamin B1 – Pork. Milk, Eggs, whole grains
Vitamin B2 – Milk, Eggs, leafy vegetables
B3 – Meat, fish, eggs, wholegrain cereals
B5 – Eggs, yeast, brown rice, liver
B6 – Fish, meat, Milk, vegetables
B9 Folic Acid – Leafy greens, bananas, nuts
B12 – Pork, beef, liver, fish, eggs, milk
Vitamin C – citrus fruits, leafy greens, most vegetables
Vitamin D – Oily fish, sunlight
Vitamin E – vegetable oils, nuts, leafy greens, mangos
Calcium – milk, cheese, tofu, salmon
Iron – shellfish, wheat bran, brewer’s yeast
Selenium – tuna, wheat germ, bran, onions, tomatoes,
Zinc – mushrooms, oysters, meat, eggs
Fiber is another important nutrient – used as an effective colon cleanse and to help promote feelings of fullness. Fiber is found in whole fruits and vegetables and whole grains.
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