Modern life can be very stressful and food is turned to for comfort. But comfort foods are more likely high in sugar and fat, which are likely to do more harm than good. Instead, reach for one of these healthy alternatives, all of which have properties that can help calm and regulate your mood.

  • Watercress

Vitamin B6 is essential for the conversion of tryptophan to serotonin in the body and is known to be a natural anti-depressant. Watercress is a good source of vitamin B6.

  • Brazil nuts

Low levels of selenium in been linked to mood swings and an intake can help combat feelings of anxiety. Brazil nuts contain selenium and have enough to have a positive effect on the brain.

  • Blueberries

During times of stress, the body quickly uses up vitamin C.  Keep things on an even level as blueberries are chocked full of vitamin C. 

  • Almonds and raisins

Both almonds and cashews are high in tryptophan. A handful of almonds and sultanas can make a tasty, calming snack. 

  • Lentils
Lentils can help your body combat the effects of stress and ease nervous conditions. They taste wonderful in a stew or added to a salad with sliced tomatoes.
  • Lavender
Lavender is an herb with stress reliving properties that can also aid sound sleep. Add this flavor to meats, potatoes and soup, or partake in lavender tea with a teaspoon of honey.

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The bag is opened via a top zipper closure with gold tone LV pull and lined in fine textile fabric. There is enough room fit in the necessities. Keys, a cell and change can be placed safely in its zippered wall pocket.

The authentic Louis Vuitton Monogram Trotteur Shoulder Bag certainly fits into modern lifestyle that is sure to make one appreciate the power of a laugh and smile.