This Is What You Should Really Eat When You’re Stressed Out

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Stress and anxiety are, unfortunately, a daily occurrence for a lot of people. In fact, the World Health Organisation recently classified “burn out” as an “occupational phenomenon”, “a syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed”.

But keeping an eye on what you’re nibbling on can go a long way towards calming your anxiety. That doesn’t mean diving straight for a tub of triple choc ice-cream, though; think healthy fats, plenty of vitamins and even a spoonful of yoghurt.

Here are the top foods to eat when you’re feeling stressed out:


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