The combination of junk food and stress is damaging to your health. But when we’re under stress we are reaching after the sweets and chips, making things even worse.
The physiological relationship between the diet and the emotions is well established. But what to eat when we are under a lot of stress and how to keep ourselves from unhealthy fats and sugar?
We can define stress as a physical response to adverse or demanding circumstances. Our entire body responds to influences (stressors), perceiving them as a threat, or even attack.
Affected by these treats, we activate the “fight or flight” mechanisms, releasing a complex mix of hormones and chemicals, such as adrenaline, cortisol, and norepinephrine.
Sage has one of the longest histories of use of any culinary or medicinal herb.
Besides being very helpful in relieving many health symptoms, this plant is widely used in the preparation of foods because of its flavoring and seasoning properties.
It was used by Ancient Egyptians and Old Greek herbalists. Traditionally, the leaves have been made into a poultice and used externally to treat sprains, swelling, ulcers, and bleeding.
Nuts are one of the healthiest snacks you can get, as they contain a wide range of nutrients. They are energy-boosters, and at the same time, they are excellent for a low-carbon diet.
You can enjoy: hazelnuts, almonds, pistachios, pecan, walnuts, cashews, peanuts, Brazil nuts, macadamia nuts (even though peanuts are actually legumes, they have a similar nutrient profile as the other nuts), and be certain that you do something good for your body.