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Issue 26: Mental health x nutrition

Stress (especially chronic stress) can have a prolific impact on mood, susceptibility to illness, blood sugar, metabolism, and more, which is why we're sharing some of the best ways for you to destress to protect your health.

Have you been feeling increasingly anxious about current events? You're not alone. With so much going on, it's hard not to worry about the state of the world. And as you know, stress (especially chronic stress) can have a prolific impact on mood, susceptibility to illness, blood sugar, metabolism, and more. So what can you do to take care of yourself during these stressful times?
In this edition, we're sharing some of the best ways for you to destress to protect your health. We're not saying that you should ignore what's going on around us - these suggestions are simply meant to provide some temporary relief from all the insanity.
Let's all take a collective breath in and slowly exhale to calm those anxious thoughts. Be well, Elos!

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The best and worst foods for focus.

Focusing can be difficult during stressful times, especially when stress leads to endless fast-burning, sugary snacks. These foods can help you stay calm and carry on.

10 nutrition and lifestyle strategies for reducing anxiety.

While anti-anxiety medications can be useful for some, natural remedies such as regular exercise, camomile tea, meditation, and limiting caffeine have also been shown to be beneficial.

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