Stress Less

This month our faculty staff wellness focus is “stress less”. Stress adversely effects our health so it is important to develop tools for dealing with it. Did you know that certain foods can help reduce stress? Power foods are foods that have phytochemicals in them. These chemicals increase the production of the hormone serotonin, which has a calming effect. Power foods include: kiwi, red grapes, fish, onions, spinach, yellow veggies, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, broccoli, kale, hot peppers, mangoes, berries, and peppers (red, yellow, green). Try adding some of these power foods to your diet this month!