Dr. Oz features four great GABA-boosting brain foods for peace and productivity by Joanne Eglash
It's 3 p.m., and just looking at your to-do list makes you
anxious. You're stressed, and ready to reach for a temporary
solution like a diet cola or candy bar. To the rescue: Dr.
Mehmet Oz, who featured health expert Dr. Mike Dow on his March 18
show. Author of "Diet Rehab: 28 Days to Finally Stop Craving the
Foods That Make You Fat" (click here to get it now), Dr. Dow
explained that when we're stressed and anxious, our levels of GABA
(which helps halt those emotions) are low. Rather than take an addictive prescription medication, Dr. Dow
suggests turning to a holistic way to boost your levels of
GABA: Healthy foods.
By using a holistic natural solution, you can avoid the risk of
addiction and side effects such as grogginess that
can occur with anti-anxiety medications. You'll achieve peace
while staying productive at work and at home. To boost your levels
of stress-reducing GABA, try these tasty food swaps from Dr.
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