Did you know there are foods that can actually help lower stress?

Incorporate these foods to help dial down the stress in your life.

Green leafy vegetables

Foods like spinach, kale, broccoli and greens are high in folate which assists the body in regulating mood.


This lean meat contains the essential amino acid L-tryptophan that our bodies covert into serotonin.

Fermented foods

Foods like yogurt, kimchi, tempeh and sauerkraut contain probiotics which can help ease stress.


Research shows blueberries increase the brain’s level of serotonin. They’re also packed with antioxidants which help improve the body’s response to stress.


Thank the healthy fats in this freshwater fish for the mood boost. Avoiding fish? Try chia, flax or hemp seeds instead.