Foods That Help Combat Stress, Anxiety And Depression


Oily fish are rich in omega-3, which is linked to better moods thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties.


Researchers found vitamin B6 deficiency in depressed people. Chickpeas are vitamin B6-rich and the key ingredient in hummus!


Vitamin C is known to help lower blood pressure, as well as cortisol (the stress hormone), according to Men’s Fitness.


Spinach is also rich in B vitamins, which can help raise your levels of serotonin and boost your mood.


Raspberries have a high level of antioxidants, which studies have shown improve depression levels.


This may come as a surprise, but mozzarella contains more tryptophan than turkey. This amino acid is connected to brain function and the production of serotonin.


However that's not to take away from turkey itself! You can get a dose of protein and tryptophan with this meat on the plate.


This fruit is rich in vitamin B which sends out neurotransmitters that boost mood, including serotonin and dopamine.