Black Weight Loss : 8 Super Foods that Fight Stress

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    8 Super Foods that Fight Stress

    Ironically, we often reach for foods that actually raise our anxiety levels. Coffee or other caffeinated beverages can seem appealing when you feel low. Sugary, processed foods or simple carbohydrates become our "comfort" foods.

    So, what's the solution? Aim to minimize stress as best you can: exercise is one way; mindful eating is another. Here are a few foods that have been proven to lower stress levels.



    1. Blueberries
    The high potency of antioxidants in these berries counteracts the production of cortisol, a hormone that increases blood sugar levels. High levels of cortisol are linked to increased (and stubborn) belly fat.



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