Are you one of those people who already feels the stress of the coming day when you get up in the morning? So much to do, an important appointment or the relatives are coming. Choosing the right breakfast can already help you become more resistant to stress. The important thing is to choose the right ingredients. It is known that foods with healthy fats, such as omega-3 fatty acids, strengthen the nerves. For this reason, the following sweet breakfast is a good choice:
Oatmeal with bananas, nuts and dark chocolate
First, cook the desired amount of oatmeal with milk (oat, nut, soy, cow’s milk), stirring constantly, to form a porridge. One part oats and two to three parts milk is recommended. The flakes contain various B vitamins and tryptophan, which is needed for the synthesis of the happiness hormone serotonin. A little cinnamon rounds out the flavor. Put the porridge in a colorful bowl and decorate it with a ripe banana. This contains minerals such as magnesium and potassium, as well as tryptophan. Especially magnesium strengthens the nerves and prevents cramps, as well as tension. As another topping use nuts and seeds. These have similar nutrients as bananas inne with the difference that in addition abundant omega-3 fatty acids. These are essential for a stress-free well-being and strengthen the body from the inside, if nevertheless times too much is going on.
If you still miss that certain something, you can add high-proof chocolate to the mix. It is important to note that the higher the cocoa content, the better. Similar to the other ingredients, cocoa contains tryptophan. In addition, flavonoids are present, which protect the cardiovascular system.
This recipe provides a lot of nutrients already in the morning, which optimally support your body to produce happy hormones. And even if it gets too stressful during the day, your body is protected from the inside. Both heart and nerves are strengthened throughout the day. So you can’t go wrong with this simple recipe.