10 Best Foods for Stress Relief

Back to list 2019-11-01 16:22:55

National Stress Awareness week has started this Monday therefore MSH China has decided to propose to you the 10 best food for stress relief. In today’s modern society, stress is commonly seen amongst many people and has become part of our daily lives. The World Health Organization states that stress has become a worldwide epidemic.

Instead of looking for candy or pills for stress relief, one should consider natural solutions such as certain food that are known for their de-stressing capability. MSH Asia has found you the top 10 foods for stress relieve. Themselves alone, they won’t completely free you from the pressure you get from work, life, kids or relatives. However, coupled with exercise, you will start to feel the difference.


Green tea, Chamomile tea, Passion flower tea, Lemon balm tea etc. Theanine is an amino acid naturally found in most of tea leaves that promotes relaxation on the brain and thus stress relief.


Avocado is full of potassium, a mineral known for keeping blood pressure low.


Banana is also loaded with potassium. Moreover, B-vitamins are the key to the production of serotonin which can help improve your mood and reduce anxiety.

 Fatty Fish

Omega-3 fatty acids appear effective in the prevention of stress.


The high amount of magnesium that contain carrots is much needed by the nervous system. Indeed, lack of magnesium can lead to depression, confusion, panic attacks, and cramps to name a few.


If you have trouble sleeping, try drinking some milk to bring on more restful sleep.

 Dark Chocolate

Studies have shown that eating one average-sized dark chocolate each day for two weeks reduced levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Finally a good new for all the sweet tooth!


Brazil nuts, almond, pistachios and walnuts can boost your immune system and relax your body.


Eating yogurt may ease anxiety and stress.


Oatmeal, certain comfort foods can reduce levels of stress hormone and anxiety. This results in a boost in serotonin, stimulating the feeling of calmness.

About MSH Asia

Founded in 2001, MSH Asia is a French international company specialized in high-end insurance services for corporate and individual clients. Our multicultural International department is dedicated to serve foreigners living abroad. Leader in China, our reputation has been made from our efficient customer service and call center, a large hospital network and a cost sensitive approach. 



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