5 top foods to help you combat stress. Turns out jerky is a superfood ;)

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Hey, busy person – yes, you! How are your stress levels today?

Let’s face it, we all have some level of stress in our life. Even if your world is total bliss, you still have to combat environmental pollution, help relieve your immune system when it’s fighting off a nasty virus or bug a colleague has shared in the office. And did you know, that even your favourite workout routine could be causing your body sneaky stress?

So, because we value delicious and nutritious food above all else, we thought we’d share our top 5 foods to help you combat stress.

Berries

Super high in antioxidants and Vitamin C, the goodies that keep us healthy 🙂

imgres-2Greens

Okay, I bet you knew that, but seriously, eat ’em. They are high in folate, which produces dopamine, the pleasure-inducing brain chemical that helps keep you calm.imgres-1

Fermented foods

Yep, all the good bacteria is super healthy for your gut, helping to keep the belly-brain highways clear and stress-free! Some great options are full fat plain yogurt, sauerkraut, kefir and miso soup!imgres-3

Chamomile Tea

Have a cup or two before bed, it calms nerves and promotes good sleep zzzZZZZ.

imgres-4Grass fed beef

You knew that was coming, right? Grass fed beef has increased levels of Omega 3 fatty acids and far less inflammatory Omega 6. Healthy Omega 3’s are linked with a lower risk of a host of disorders, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, depression, and inflammatory disease. Just Jerky can help with this, our beef jerky is packed to the brim with the best natural ingredients, giving our jerky a delicious taste and flavour.images-2

So, it’s pretty simple, right? – just chill out and eat some healthy and delicious food!

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