Ways to relieve stress.

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Many people deal with stress every day. Work, family issues, health concerns and financial obligations are parts of everyday life. That commonly contribute to heightened stress levels.

1. Get more physical activity 

If you’re stressed, moving your body consistently may help reduce stress levels and improve mood.

A 6-week study of 185 university students found. That participating in aerobic exercise 2 days per week significantly reduced overall perceived stress and perceived stress due to uncertainty. Plus, the exercise routine significantly improved self-reported depression UFABET

Regular exercise has been shown to improve symptoms of common mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression.

If you’re currently inactive, start with gentle activities such as walking or biking. Choosing an activity that you enjoy may help increase your chances of sticking to it in the long term.

2. Eat a balanced diet 

Your diet affects every aspect of your health, including your mental health.

A research suggests that people who follow a diet high in ultra-processed foods and added sugar are more likely to experience higher perceived stress levels.

Being chronically stressed may lead you to overeat and reach for highly palatable foods, which may harm your overall health and mood.

Not eating enough nutrient-dense whole foods may increase your risk of deficiencies in nutrients essential for regulating stress and mood, such as magnesium and B vitamins.

Minimizing your intake of highly processed foods and beverages and eating more whole foods can help ensure your body is properly nourished. In turn, this may improve your resilience. Whole food options can include:

  • vegetables
  • fruits
  • beans
  • fish
  • nuts
  • seeds