Feeling stressed out? Eat these foods to combat it


The holiday season is rife with stressful moments! For example, imagine buying 20 gifts in less than two days and binge eating on junk food. It’s a not a pretty or healthy sight.  What most people don’t realize is that stress can cause untold damage on the following:

1.)  Thin your HairHair stress is physical stress and that can throw off your natural hair growth cycle.

2.)  Unhinge your Mental HealthLong-term stress often leads to mental health problems.  Not only that but it can increase symptoms of mental disturbance, and it can make people feel more anxious, irritable and depressed.

3.)   Disrupt Sleep Pattern:  Your sleep cycle gets imbalanced when every day stresses come into play.  At times people have difficulty falling asleep or even stay asleep.

4.)  Increase Aches and Pains: Your body becomes more prone to aches and pains due to stress. Stress increases sensitivity in your body and it can also induce multiple headaches.

5.) Cause Weight Gain: Stress leads to higher levels of cortisol in your body and that often means more tummy weight.  Binge eating often happens to as a way to allay stress.

6.)   Increase Cardiovascular Problems:  Stress is a leading factor with several heart attacks. Sometimes, it can create permanent problems with your heart health if you don’t see a doctor soon about your day to day stress levels.

Stress is something that’s a part of your daily life but there are great ways to manage it. Meditation, exercise and carving space in your schedule to reflect on your inner thoughts are great ways to combat stress.

Another great and edible way to attenuate the stress in your life is to eat right. Faso Foods has West African and German treats that are designed to alleviate stress and uplift your mood after a gloomy, stressed out day.

1.) Moriba’s Ginger Tea.  Ginger tea not only aids human digestion but it also stimulates your taste buds. Packed with antioxidants, this drink is great at banishing negative feelings and with uplifting one’s mood.

2.)Grashoff Belgian Chocolate Spreads. Take a bite out of stress with chocolate. New studies prove that eating chocolate can lower stress hormones and also help fight heart disease.

3.) Nutfield’s Macademia Nuts. Macademia nuts decrease stress, lower cholesterol levels and decrease anxiety levels.

4.) Moriba’s Lemongrass Tea. Lemongrass tea is traditionally used to treat stomach ailments but can also be used as a calming tea. Lemongrass tea is often used to treat gastritis and by alleviating gastritis, you also alleviate stress symptoms too.

Did you know that you can make fun gift baskets with these foods? If you have a loved one in  your life enduring untold stress than buy a basket, fill it with paper tissue and pile on these 4 aforementioned items unto the basket.

Your friend or loved one would appreciate your care and concern for their welfare.

Visit : www.fasofoods.com for more information.

About Faso Foods

Faso Foods is an international food management company supporting producers with import/export, warehousing, packaging, market research, sales and promotionalactivities.

We represent a diverse roster of categories including hot beverages, fruit juice, confections and grains, many of which are organic and fair trade, to fulfill the demand of the sophisticated specialty food market.

Also, Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter. You instantly get entered into a drawing. Winners of the Faso Food Social Media Contest win a case of 6 Grashoff Belgian chocolate sauces.

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