Calm Your Anxiety

TV host, author, and Certified Health Coat & Trainer, Samantha Harris has tips for calming anxiety and reducing stress.

Calm anxiety and build a positive mindset top tips:

-control what you can control
-worry when you have to worry
-breathe deeply, breathe slowly, breathe often
-move your body
-get out in nature

Samantha has tons of great workout ideas on her instagram (@samanthaharristv)

What are some foods that help you calm your anxiety?

Some foods to avoid that increase the severity of anxiety include:

-caffeine
-refined sugar and even some fruits

-hydrogenated oils (think fried)

-fast food
-high-sodium foods
-trans fat
-processed foods
-soy
-alcohol

Foods to help calm anxiety, include:

Foods such as root vegetables contain vital grounding and soothing properties that help ease the effects of cortisol and other stress-related hormones, as well as foods rich in b vitamins, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids.

Omega 3 fatty acids are vital for our brains to function properly and regulate hormone release.
Wild salmon, walnuts, flaxseed, and chia seeds are just some examples of this.

Other foods which are known to benefit the symptoms of anxiety are:

-blueberries
-almonds
-spinach
-broccoli
-spirulina
-raspberries
-dark chocolate
-quinoa
-red lentils

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