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Teen Anxiety – Foods That Help, Hurt Your Anxiety

Teen suicide | Paradigm NY

Teen anxiety can be manageable or catastrophic from day to day, diet plays a major role in balancing out anxiety symptoms.

If you eat nothing but junk food, never drink water, never eat anything in the family of various shades of green, then you may have something to change.

Anxiety is now one of the most prevalent mood disorders in the country, so knowing how to treat the symptoms through nutrition is vital instead of medication as the only means of treatment.


Foods that help teen anxiety:

  • Avocado
  • Oats and seeds
  • Turkey
  • Yogurt
  • Oranges, lemons, limes


Foods that make ten anxiety worse:

  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Candy and excessive sugar consumption


For the full article on Huffington Post click HERE