Top 9 Stress Reducing Foods

What you eat forms the basis of everything that your body does and to function at your best, it’s important to eat a diet packed full of nutrient-rich foods. With an ever increasing number of Kiwis suffering from chronic stress, anxiety and depression, it’s time to start looking to our diets to help support our mental health from the inside out. It may not solve everything, but looking at what you are putting into your body is a good place to start when it comes to supporting your mental health and happiness. 1. Bananas Bananas are rich in the B vitamin folate and several studies have linked low blood levels of folate and vitamins B-6 and B-12 to a decreased risk of depression. Anecdotal evidence suggests two or three a day should do the trick. This isn’t hard science yet though, so take it with a grain of salt. But at…