Scientists from the University of Queen Margarita in Edinburgh conducted a number of studies and named the best remedy for stress. According to experts, this is pomegranate juice. According to experts, this drink is able to calm the nervous system, lower the level of stress hormone and increase working capacity.
60 volunteers were invited for a scientific experiment. For two weeks, they drank two glasses of pomegranate juice every day. At the same time, on the first and last day of the study, the participants filled out questionnaires containing questions regarding their mood, attitude to work and well-being.
According to the results of the study, even a glass of pomegranate juice per day provides a person with a charge of vigor, increases efficiency and improves mood. In addition, the use of this drink is an excellent antidepressant, as well as a tool that significantly reduces the level of stress hormone – cortisol.
Also, according to previous studies, small changes in the diet will help get rid of stress, which is so fatal to human health. So, experts recommend starting their day with oatmeal, which contains soluble fibers that perfectly saturate the body, as well as magnesium and vitamin B. Studies of experts indicate a connection between magnesium and mental health. A lack of this mineral causes irritability, anxiety and depression. Carbohydrates contained in oatmeal help to produce serotonin, which calms nerves and suppresses anxiety.
Of sweets, dark chocolate should be preferred. Rich in flavonoids, it will help to relax and improve your mood. Studies have shown that even a small amount of such chocolate daily helps lower the level of cartisol.