Improving your diet is the smallest, and sometimes most powerful, step you can make towards feeling happier and less anxious. Don't worry— you don't have to make any massive changes to your current eating regiment. But be open to trying new things and eating less of some coveted junk foods.

Before going into the details of a proper diet for anxiety relief, remember that a diet refers to all the food eaten in a 24-hour period. So don't be afraid of the word "diet." It's not about what you can't eat. It's about all the foods you should be eating.

Click on each food to learn more about why you should be eating it and for alternatives that offer the same essential nutrients.


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Updated on January 16, 2017.


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