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7 Surprising Foods that Fight Stress


2. Oysters

You might prepare a plate of oysters for you date in hopes to harnessing their well-known aphrodisiac properties. However, a 2010 study from the Florida State University College of Medicine found that slurping back a single oyster reduces stress significantly.

Oysters not only lower cortisol—or stress hormone production—they’re also loaded with zinc—almost 7 times more zinc than any other serving of food. And this mineral is essential for preventing depression and powering up your immune system in stressful times so you don’t fall sick.

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