Exam period is here which means juggling revision with trying to enjoy the festive season.
Why not find out how you can tackle the stress so you can at least enjoy some of the Christmas build-up...
Although the convenience of tucking into a takeaway after a particularly stressful day is tempting, it will only make you feel worse.
Eating healthily though is a proven stress buster, so why not try some of these tasty ingredients in your cooking to boost your mood!
Top 10 Foods to Tackle Stress
Depression has been linked to low levels of folic acid and one vegetable that boosts this mood-enhancing nutrient is asparagus.
These are packed with vitamin B that gives you healthy nerve and brain cells to help stamp out feelings of anxiety.
They may only be small but they pack a serious punch of antioxidants and vitamin C to help with feelings of stress.
A warm glass of milk remedies insomnia and fidgetiness so you can get a good nights sleep.
Replace a bag of crisps for this perfect little snack to munch on that are rich in vitamins B2 and E, boosting your immune system.
Part of the breakfast of champions! Flooded with Vitamin C proven to lower blood pressure and the stress hormone cortisol.
Perfect addition to most meals, Popeye’s favourite is full of magnesium that helps regulate cortisol levels and promote feelings of wellbeing.
This fishy dish is rich in omega-3, which helps to keep adrenaline from flaring when you’re feeling tense.
Perfect for boosting your mood during the wintery period as it contains an amino acid that releases the chemical serotonin, giving us a sense of calm and even tiredness.
Another breakfast favourite, this also gets the calm-inducing hormone flowing, setting you up for a stress-free day!
A healthy body makes for a healthy mind, getting you set to tackle your essays and exams.......