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Foods, Vitamins, and Essential Oils to help with Anxiety and Depression

Here are a few recommendations to help relieve anxiety and depression.

If you suffer from panic attacks it may be due to a Omega-3 deficiency. Studies have shown that those who take flaxseed daily 2 to 3 teaspoons a day see improvements after a 2 month period. 

B vitamins are fantastic mood boosters. At home we take Super B by Young living. This is a blend of all B vitamins and other mood supporting nutrients.

If you are nervous and wish to relax, consume more complex carbohydrates such as: Beans, Low Fat Yogurt, Buckwheat, Quinoa, Oats, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Broccoli, Spinach, Green Zucchini, Apples, Pears, Cucumbers, Asparagus, Grapefruit, Prunes. I suggest that you pick a few of these and throw them in a blender with water or coconut water. An efficient way to consume them fast and easy.

Foods that help with Anxiety and Depression:

  1. Walnuts are high in Omega-3 and support brain heath.
  2. Low-fat-Dairy contains vitamin D and protein. 
  3. Dark Chocolate helps release serotonin which helps relax the blood vessels of the cardiovascular system. 
  4. Avocado has plenty of B vitamins and vitamin E.
  5. Banana has 30% of the daily vitamin B6.

I also highly recommend essential oils. Lavender essential oil is a mild sedative and calms anxiety caused by Caffein. An essential oil blend that is a favorite in my home is Tranquil, it comes in a roll on for easy application to the body. Tranquil provides stress relief and relaxation , it contains lavender, cedarwood and roman chamomile, all these herbs are known for their ability to decrease anxiety and induce relaxation.