Stress can affect anybody from any background and any age. Unlike many stigmas will have you believe, being stressed out and depressed can truly overcome a person’s life at any moment depending on their circumstances. During the winter months, we sometimes see an increase in depression amongst people, especially since the winter can cause you to be a bit lazier and homebound than you would be in the warmer months. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by stress and or depression then it’s time to give your diet a sprucing up by adding some walnuts into your daily routine.
Walnuts have been shown to have an abundant amount of omega-3 essential fatty acids. These fatty acids have actually been shown to alleviate the symptoms of depression and stress through boosting your own mood. If you’re looking for a fun and creative way to add some walnuts into your diet why not try out a walnut inspired smoothie?
Handful of Baby Spinach
2 extremely ripe bananas
1 cup of Almond Milk
Handful of walnuts
Grabbing all of the above ingredients, start off by grabbing your blender and then throwing in a handful of baby spinach in. Taking two extremely ripe bananas, slice them up and throw them in. Grab your almond milk and make sure that 1 cup is enough to cover up all of the spinach and bananas and then throw in the walnuts for the ultimate mood boosting smoothie! You’ll absolutely fall in love with this recipe as your mood goes from sour to incredibly happy!