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Stress-busting foods


Last updated 12/22/2020 at 4:17pm

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A few years ago, Dr. Mehmet Oz asked me to create a recipe containing foods that help to naturally reduce stress and to do a cooking demo on "The Dr. Oz Show." I found that the following ingredients have stress-reducing properties:

• Red, Orange and Yellow Bell Peppers – These peppers contain vitamins A and C and folate, which help give you more energy and repair cell damage caused by stress. When under prolonged stress, the body gets depleted of vitamin C, an antioxidant that fights the free radicals that get released when you're stressed. These free radicals have been shown to cause c...

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