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June 17, 2020 2 min to read

10 summer foods that helps to low-down stress of office work

Category : Career, Food, Health

The pressure of getting done everything on time, responding to an angry email from a boss, putting out a presentation, working for long hours and what not!

It’s natural and very normal to get stressed easily due to the workload assigned at the workplace. In fact, it’s nearly impossible to find a low-stress job.

If the stress is in small doses then it has no harm but the problem arises when it becomes excessive and lead to serious impacts on the overall wellbeing.

Here are some common causes that you may experience everyday while the stress is interfering with your work performance:

  • Lack of concentration and focus on work
  • Feeling sleepy and depressed to not meet tight deadlines
  • Lack of energy to perform tasks
  • Feeling sleepy and tired all the time
  • Upset mood
  • Social distancing
  • Poor dietary choices
  • Smoking or alcohol abuse to distract the mind
  • Headaches or migraines

When stress exceeds it can make it very difficult to handle any task at work and manage personal relationships too, sounds horrible right?

Fortunately, eating the right food can turn out to be the best stress buster for you. Not only at work but the right diet can also help you to deal with everyday pressure at home too.

Though you don’t have control over the situations but that doesn’t mean you cannot do anything.

No matter how hard the situation is, starting off the day with good nutrition and continuing this approach through the entire day will surely help you to remove the burden of stress that you carry otherwise as you walk into your office.

As the summers have finally approached, I have created a list of a few nutrient-dense summary food items that you can add in your daily diet to stop causing stress damaging your life.

Vitamin C is a great source to lower the stress level. And, what’s a better option than choosing citrus fruit that are loaded up with high content of vitamin C?

Besides that, fruits contain natural sugar which is a great source to de-stress. It also helps to strengthen the immune system and keep you protected from various infectious diseases.

The next time you walk into the office, do not forget to carry an orange, kiwi, grapefruit, figs or any of your favourite citrus fruit.

For more health benefits, you can also drink freshly pressed juices enriched with vitamin C content to intake more fruits in liquefied form and simultaneously keep the hydration level up, which is extremely important in summers…
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