Eating whole carb sources like sweet potatoes that are high in nutrients may help lower cortisol levels.
Kimchi is often prepared with napa cabbage and daikon, a type of radish.
Artichokes have a lot of fibre and are especially full of prebiotics, a type of fibre that feeds the good bacteria in your gut.
Organ meats like cow and chicken hearts, livers, and kidneys are rich in B vitamins, especially B12, B6, riboflavin, and folate, which help control stress.
Eggs' impressive nutrient profile makes them nature's multivitamin. Whole eggs contain stress-fighting vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants.
Additionally, shellfish are rich in vitamin B12, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium, all of which may aid in mood enhancement.
Mackerel, herring, salmon, and sardines are high in omega-3 fats and vitamin D, which reduce stress and improve mood.
Parsley is rich in antioxidants, which neutralise free radicals and prevent oxidative stress.
Sulfur compounds in garlic boost glutathione. Stress defence begins with this antioxidant.