What can I eat for lunch to ease anxiety?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Here is one of Dr. Oz’s favorite lunchtime meals for reducing anxiety, loaded with worry-fighting compounds.

Stress Less Taco Salad: For lunch, enjoy a taco bowl with grilled turkey, black beans, bell peppers, corn, shredded spinach, and a dollop of Greek yogurt. To make the taco bowl, turn a muffin pan upside down, spray the tortilla with a bit of olive oil, then bake it on the upside-down pan at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes. The whole-wheat tortilla is a great complex carb; the high-fiber black beans will stabilize your blood sugar; the turkey and yogurt contain tryptophan; and the bell peppers, chili peppers, and corn are all high in vitamin C. Be sure to use shredded spinach, which is also high in vitamin C, instead of nutrient-poor iceberg lettuce.
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