If you aren’t in the mood to cook, consider visiting your market’s fresh food section. Foods high in fat and sodium may also make stress worse. Salmon and tuna contain omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce stress. Meanwhile, cortisol signals for your body to temporarily suppress functions that are nonessential during a crisis.
One study in healthy women with obesity reported that a very low carb diet was more effective than a low fat diet for short-term weight loss . Dr. Aronne saw something interesting in Mr. Goldshine’s records.