Nutrients To Boost Your Mental Health
New Delhi: Fuelling your brain with the right kind of nutrients and a high-quality diet can improve concentration, moods, and energy levels which ultimately helps in boosting your productivity.
Magnesium is a calming mineral that nourishes the nervous system and helps prevent anxiety, fear, nervousness, restlessness, and irritability.
OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS
There are three types of fatty acids: ALA, EPA, and DHA. Of the three, EPA appears to be the best at helping with anxiety
B vitamins are a group of eight different nutrients particularly B6, B9 (folic acid), and B12, which are essential for the proper function of the nervous system and can help manage anxiety
Low levels of zinc, possibly associated with concurrent oxidative stress, may cause lower GABA and glutamate, having an anxiogenic effect, and foods rich in zinc raise GABA levels that may help improve anxiety symptoms.