Foods that calm you down: Oatmeal

This is actually a food that is healthy that I like, mostly because of the oatmeal cookies though, oatmeal cookies are healthy right? Anyway oatmeal, I always wondered how people figured it was good for us. I mean first they gave it to horses, who loved it. Then what happened? Did someone look at the …

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Foods that calm you down: Green Leafy vegetables

When you were young how many times were you told by your parents to eat your greens because they are good for you? And how many either didn’t take them at all or took them but grudgingly and always made funny and grossed out faces with every bite? Well it turns out that once again …

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Food that calms you down: Asparagus

By Daderot (Own work) [CC0 or CC0], via Wikimedia Commons It’s hard to believe sometimes how many foods there are which can, to a certain extent, help deal with stress. When I first looked it up I thought I would find 5 or 6 foods tops, boy was I wrong. In this post I am …

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Food that calms you down: Sweet potato

By (c) 2005 Jérôme SAUTRET (image by myself) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons In this post we will be discussing another type of food that can help you deal with stress and even reduce it, sweet potato. But before we go on I have a confession to make, I don’t like …

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Food that calms you down: Almond milk

By Thomson200 (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons I should probably call this a drink that calms you down, but I want to keep everything in the same series so I hope you’ll let me get away with this. In this post I will be talking about the calming properties of almond milk. Now here’s …

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Food that calms you down: Honey

By Scott Bauer, USDA ARS [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons In this post I am going to be talking about what most people consider the healthy alternative to sugar, what Winnie the Pooh loves the most and what bees work on making all day, every day. That’s right, in this post I talk about honey. …

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Foods that reduce stress: Black Tea

By patrick george from cochin, india (liquid gold) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons I remember when I was a kid, my parents loved to have a nice cup of tea after a long day of hard work, or if they generally upset about something. At the time I thought they just liked tea a …

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