Foods that are full of healthy vitamins and nutrients that can help promote calmness
Inside this soothing snack round-up: Frozen oatmeal?! See why it’s proven to wash your worries away.
A happier tummy means a happier you, and mint is an age-old digestive aid. Spot o’ tea, luv? (Bigelow Plantation Mint Tea, $3 a box)
Need proof of a benevolent universe? Turns out dark chocolate contains chemicals that lift your mood. (Chocolove Raspberries in Dark Chocolate, $1 for 1.3-oz bar)
The star ingredient here is a natural amino acid said to promote calmness. (Jones Gaba, $1.25)
Frozen oatmeal? Its complex carbs stimulate mood-raising serotonin — as does the super-easy prep. (Trader Joe’s, $1.36)
All That You Can B
Vitamins B and E are proven immune-system boosters (because stress can put you under the weather), and almonds are stuffed with both. (Emerald Cocoa Roast Almonds, $3.39 for seven bags)
A juicy tomato is delish sliced and sprinkled with a little salt — plus, its potassium lowers blood pressure.
Guac About It
Avocados have “good fats” and vitamins C and E. The two-ounce size of this dip is easy to pack for lunch, too. (Wholly Guacamole, $2.50 for three)