Food for Thought this #mentalhealthawarenessweek
Food for thought this #mentalhealthawarenessweek.
Meet some of the ingredients we’re giving good credit to for their effects on mental health.
Green leafy veg, such as spinach will help build up magnesium stores, too little of which can trigger headaches and fatigue compounding the effects of stress.
Salmon is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids which are crucial in keeping the brain and body functioning optimally.
Nuts (salmon crust) are a rich plant-based source of Omega-3 fatty acids. In addition, they contain a high level of tryptophan, a precursor to the amino acid serotonin, one of our so-called happy hormones, which tends to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
Citrus, as well as berries and kiwifruit which are rich in Vitamin C which can boost immunity as well as help cortisol levels return to normal more quickly after a stressful situation.