Stress-Fighting Superfoods

Mangieri suggests pistachios for stress relief. Because they lower blood pressure and heart rate and contain cardiovascular-healthy phytonutrients.

Turkey is known for making you tired, but it may also soothe you. Serotonin synthesis is connected to tryptophan, which some argue promotes fatigue, explains dietitian Heather Mangieri.

Salmon and other omega-3-rich diets may calm overwhelmed emotions. Dietitian Lisa Cimperman says these foods' anti-inflammatory characteristics "may help to counteract the negative effect of stress hormones."

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When acid and baking soda interact, carbon dioxide bubbles are released into the batter. With vinegar adding fluffiness to the leavening ingredient, these bubbles form a light, airy cake.

Did you notice that upset makes your stomach upset? Researchers attribute that to brain-gut chemicals.

Stress makes you more sick, as you may have seen. Stress triggers the immune system, therefore it's crucial to maintain immunity when times are rough.

Stress makes you more sick, as you may have seen. Stress triggers the immune system, therefore it's crucial to maintain immunity when times are rough.

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