Certain foods can increase anxiety as well as exacerbate symptoms of depression. About it writes the edition The Sun with reference to the recommendations of experts.
Thus, nutritionist Madeleine LaRouche, who specializes in working with clients with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), warned against the abuse of caffeine. According to her, this can result in excessive anxiety, heart palpitations, sweating and other unpleasant symptoms. It is emphasized that not only coffee, but also tea and energy drinks are among the products with a high content of caffeine.
Nutrition specialist Megan Gilbert advised to give up fast food and processed foods to improve the emotional state. She explained that factory-made sweets, snacks, carbonated drinks in most cases do not differ in nutritional value, but they can negatively affect brain activity.
Finally, the experts once again reminded about the dangers of alcohol. Drinking alcohol, especially in large quantities, interferes with the production of chemicals important for mental health in the brain. Mode from here: why it’s better to eat on a schedule Experts told who breakfast, lunch and dinner are important for stress and anxiety levels. The doctor clarified that components such as omega-3, vitamin D, the amino acid tryptophan, magnesium and potassium have a beneficial effect on a person’s mental state.Share: