While everyone knows that stress is bad as a general rule, this isn't just about mental health but laboratory tests are showing over and over again that stress actually affects the physical body and physiological health as well. So, given this information it makes sense that people should want to eliminate as much cortisol from their system as possible.... FULL ARTICLE…
How to Decrease Cortisol Levels - Eat enough lean protein, Add Omega 3 to your diet (flaxseeds, walnuts, salmon, tuna), Go gluten free and or grain-free, Eat foods with low glycemic load (beans, carrots, apples, pears), Take Vitamin C supplements, Daily Exercise, Take time to relax, Get enough sleep
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Cortisol-Reduction Grocery List - You already know that stress can cause health problems. When you experience stress, your body's natural reaction is to release the hormone cortisol. In small doses, cortisol isn’t harmful to your health. But if you experience chronic stress, elevated cortisol levels over & memory problems, & could even contribute to abdominal obesity. Dr.Oz website.