Throughout my training in naturopathic medicine, I was taught that the functions of the body are interrelated. And research is beginning to show the possibility of a gut-to-brain connection. Evidence exists showing that irritation in the gastrointestinal system may send signals to the central nervous system (CNS) that can trigger mood changes. While more research needs to be done on the topic, many believe that the foods we eat directly affect our mental health.
Many people around the world face some sort of stress or anxiety that interrupts their daily activities. Let's take a closer look at foods you can add into your diet that may help combat anxiety.