Rethink Your Comfort Foods!
Although we have to say goodbye to summer, we get to welcome and appreciate the beautiful changes that come along with autumn. As we all know, change can be a very scary thing. We can either embrace the change and grow from it, or run and hide…I prefer the former! This blog post will focus on how we can use healthy foods to comfort any nervous feelings that result from the idea of change. These changes can include going to a new school, starting a new job, advancing in your career, starting a new family or adventuring into new relationships.
We all have our comfort foods that we gravitate towards when we feel stressed or any other negative emotion. I’m going to share some healthier options we can try…that are scientifically proven to reduce stress and soothe the soul!
Rich in glutathione, a substance that specifically blocks intestinal absorption of certain fats that cause oxidative damage, avocados also contain lutein, beta-carotene, vitamin E, and more folate than any other fruit. A single serving (about one-quarter of an avocado) has plenty of B vitamins, too.