How Foods Affect Your Moods

If you are stressed then you need to change your diet. I found that when I made that kind of lifestyle change it was way easier for me to handle my busy life as a mommy.
You must definitely learn how to cut down if not eliminate all sweets. Try it for one week and see how much better you feel.
It is well known that diet plays a very important role when it comes to controlling depression and anxiety. This is because any foods contain substances that will trigger a stress response in your body.
These foods release hormones that increase heart rate, blood pressure and oxygen demands.
Sources of caffeine include
• Coffee – six ounces has 108 milligrams of caffeine
• Tea – six ounces contain 90 milligrams of caffeine
• Cola- twelve ounces contains 60 milligrams of caffeine
• Chocolate – ` one ounce contains 20 milligrams of caffeine
Two hundred and fifty milligrams per days considered excessive and can cause nervousness, irritability, diarrhea, and irregular heartbeat, inability to concentrate and upset stomach.
White sugar and white flour deplete B vitamins which are responsible for keeping you calm and happy.
Salt is also a villain because it causes fluid retention which in turn causes nervous tension and raises your blood pressure.
The acceptable limit for caffeine ingestion is supposed to be 250 milligrams of caffeine per day but as little as 20 milligrams can cause panic attacks in some people.
This is a list of the vitamins and minerals that are beneficial to people who are experiencing anxiety.
Vitamin B- 6
Relieves emotional stress, fatigue nervousness, irritability, depression, PMS and insomnia
Vitamin B-12
Alleges alcoholism, smoking, fatigue, depression, nervousness, forgetfulness and insomnia
Vitamin C
Relieves emotional stress, recovery formalness, allergies and the effects of caffeine and tobacco
Relieves fatigue
Makes one more cheerful and relieves tension, cramping in the laves, anxiety and depression
Relieves anxiety, depression, insomnia and nervousness
To make sure you are getting the vitamins that you need to keep your nervous system's circuitry healthy eat the following foods _
• Beef, tuna orange juice, papaya, grapefruit, broccoli, spinach, roast beef, resins, nuts, oysters, low fat cheese, yogurt, sardines, almonds, white beans, soybeans, tofu, seafood, whole grains, orange juice and brewer's yeast.
Some foods affect your moods –
• Foods that uplift include beef, chicken, fish, peanut butter, cottage cheese, yogurt, and cheese, pea's beans, and tofu and soy milk.
• Foods that have this include whole grain breads and crackers, pasta, corn, potatoes and rice
• Low fat, high protein breakfasts give you energy. Fatty breakfasts make you feel tired.
• To prevent feeling tired in the late afternoon eats protein.
To treat the tension of pre-menstrual syndrome increase you intake of magnesium by eating vegetables, seafood, nuts, corals , grains and low fat dairy products. You should also avoid sugar, caffeine, salt, alcohol and chocolate.
All of the above should also apply to taking care of your kids as well! You will feel cheerier and they will be more focused and better behaved.