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5 nutritional habits to transform the nervous system and beat stress

Published on May 22, 2024 03:08 PM IST
  • From practicing mindful eating to decreasing gut inflammation, here are a few ways to transform the nervous system and beat stress.
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With the rush of the daily lives, we learn to incorporate stress and anxiety which further make our nervous system go into the flight or fight mode. This vicious cycle of stress and dysregulated nervous system can affect us physically, mentally and emotionally. With the right kind of diet and lifestyle changes, we can transform the nervous system. "Never underestimate the powerful influence of food and nutrition on both the nervous system and stress levels," wrote Nutritionist Marina Wright.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 03:08 PM IST

With the rush of the daily lives, we learn to incorporate stress and anxiety which further make our nervous system go into the flight or fight mode. This vicious cycle of stress and dysregulated nervous system can affect us physically, mentally and emotionally. With the right kind of diet and lifestyle changes, we can transform the nervous system. "Never underestimate the powerful influence of food and nutrition on both the nervous system and stress levels," wrote Nutritionist Marina Wright.(Unsplash)

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The diet should be a balance of protein, fiber-rich carbohydrates and fat to regulate blood sugar levels in the body. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 03:08 PM IST

The diet should be a balance of protein, fiber-rich carbohydrates and fat to regulate blood sugar levels in the body. (Unsplash)

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Probiotic and prebiotic foods help in fostering healthy gut microbiome. This further helps in regulating the nervous system. (energepic.com) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 03:08 PM IST

Probiotic and prebiotic foods help in fostering healthy gut microbiome. This further helps in regulating the nervous system. (energepic.com)

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Nutrients such as Choline, Vitamin B12, Omega-3 fatty acids, probiotics and polyphenols help in supporting the vagus nerve of the body. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 03:08 PM IST

Nutrients such as Choline, Vitamin B12, Omega-3 fatty acids, probiotics and polyphenols help in supporting the vagus nerve of the body. (Unsplash)

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Inflammation in the gut can trigger the nervous system. Consuming a diverse, whole-food diet can help in alleviating gut inflammation. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 03:08 PM IST

Inflammation in the gut can trigger the nervous system. Consuming a diverse, whole-food diet can help in alleviating gut inflammation. (Unsplash)

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Savouring each bite, swallowing food slowly, and paying attention to senses of hunger and fullness can contribute to mindful eating habits. (Photo by Bastian Riccardi on Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 03:08 PM IST

Savouring each bite, swallowing food slowly, and paying attention to senses of hunger and fullness can contribute to mindful eating habits. (Photo by Bastian Riccardi on Pexels)

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