There is more concentration of Vitamin C in the brain tissue than in any other tissue in the body. It is a powerful antioxidant. During stress, more of it is used up. Therefore, those under stress should consume anywhere between 500 to 1000 mg daily.

Vitamin C

They are rich in antioxidants and are an ideal food for reducing stress. They contain simple sugars as well as complex carbohydrates which help raise serotonin the `feel good’ neurotransmitter. There are a number of people who overeat during a stressful time. Those who eat food to battle stress eventually end up battling obesity.  Fruits are an ideal food for such people.

Foods Rich in Vitamin C

Cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and citrus fruits such as oranges, sweet limes and lime are rich in bioflavonoids which are powerful antioxidants. During stressful times, the body generated a whole lot of free radicals, which harm the cells. The bioflavonoids protect the body against such damage.

August 30, 2016

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