Diet for Anxiety
A diet high in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and vitamins B and E is beneficial as stress can deplete them. Fruits and vegetables such as sapricots, wintermelon, asparagus, avocados, bananas and broccoli in addition to brown rice, dried fruit, figs, salmon, garlic, green leafy vegetables, soy products, and yogurt. AVOID caffeine, tobacco, alcohol, and sugar whenever possible.
Please see Foods to nourish yin and foods to tonify blood to treat the imbalance from a TCM perspective.