Snack On Pumpkin Seeds
Is a looming work presentation making you nervous?
Try munching on pumpkin or squash seeds.
A new study in the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology found that the combination of tryptophan and carbohydrates in them can help quell anxiety.
Pumpkin seeds give you protein, zinc, magnesium, and selenium, a potent combination that can fight heart disease and depression. A natural antidepressant.
Make it a Habit: Stash some in your desk drawer. Try them roasted with ginger, turmeric, olive oil and sea salt.
Look for roasted pumpkin seeds, often sold as “pepitas,” that are unsalted and flavor-free. As with all nuts and seeds, a serving is about ¼ cup.
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