Stress Fighting Foods

Stress can get the best of us sometimes. Luckily, there are lots of helpful strategies in coping with stress, like deep breathing and eating healthy. The following foods contain stress-fighting nutrients to help treat or prevent or lesson stress in the body:

  • Dark chocolate
  • Fish (especially salmon & tuna)
  • Nuts (sunflower seeds, walnuts, pistachios)


  • Blueberries
  • Complex carbohydrates (whole grain oatmeal, breads, cereals)
  • Oranges
  • Spinach
  • Black tea
  • Avocados
  • Milk
  • Broccoli

One Healthy Breakdown: Enjoy these foods and do something to relax each and every day.