Cortisol-Reduction Grocery List

Fight back against the effects of chronic stress with these cortisol-lowering foods!

Cortisol-Reduction Grocery List

You already know that stress can cause health problems. When you experience stress, your body's natural reaction is to release the hormone cortisol. In small doses, cortisol isn’t harmful to your health. But if you experience chronic stress, elevated cortisol levels over time may add to sleep, mood and memory problems, and could even contribute to abdominal obesity.Fortunately, you can fight back! This grocery list has a tasty assortment of cortisol-reducing foods to get you started.


Beans and Barley

Beans and Barley
Phosphatidylserine, a phospholipid located in cell membranes, may help counteract the adverse effects of cortisol. Add phosphatidylserine-rich foods, like white beans and barley, to your diet to help calm your nerves and improve your sleep.