What are anxiety disorders?
We all experience occasional feelings of anxiety, worry and fear this is totally normal.
If you have an anxiety disorder, these feelings are more noticeable and difficult to live with.
They can make you feel as though things are worse than they actually are.
Symptoms of anxiety include:
Feelings of dread, panic or ‘impending doom’,
Feeling on edge or irritable,
Changes in appetite,
wanting to escape from the situation you are in.
You might also experience physical symptoms, which can include:
Heavy and fast breathing,
Hot flushes or blushing,
Dizziness and fainting,
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), stomach aches and sickness.
So what foods are best and worst for anxiety?
AVOID at all costs:
Processed foods, fried foods, high glycemic carbs, unrefined sugars, coffee and alcoholic beverages.
Magnesium rich foods, Blueberries, Acai Berries, Almonds, Raw chocolate, Maca Root and anything with magnesium, vitamin B12 (and other B vitamins), zinc, and antioxidants can be beneficial for helping you deal with stress and anxiety.
Green veg, Good fats, Lean protein.
Have you tried Meditation?
Just 5-10 minutes a day sitting in silence and just
listening and feeling some nice big deep breaths can help loads!!!
Anxiety is so very common these days
and getting your nutrition on point can really
I’d love to hear from you if anxiety issues bother you
PS: Look out on Thursday as I open bookings for my FREE Open Evening on Wednesday 29th June, we will have a guest speaker talking about emotions and eating PLUS FREE food and lots more xxx