When our worrisome thoughts go into overdrive, the body’s natural response is to release stress fighting hormones such as cortisol and elevated levels of cortisol can affect your mood as well as your weight. It may increase fat storage, especially in your belly, says registered dietitian Erin Palinski-Wade, author of Belly Fat Diet For Dummies.
One way to restore your inner peace is to drink a glass of vitamin -C- loaded drink. Studies have found that foods rich in vitamin C can help decrease the production of cortisol, helping to lessen the impact it has on your body when under stress. One German study even found that giving nervous public speakers 1,00mg of vitamin C helped them feel calmer.
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