Try these 7 Foods For Adrenal Fatigue
Maybe you don’t know that many people with adrenal fatigue have a high acid body. But there is the lemon that will help you to balance out the pH levels of the body, so that you are more alkaline and neutral.
You should start the day with one glass of warm water, a pinch of Celtic salt and the juice of half a lemon.
2. Celtic Salt
The adrenals help the body to keep up the mineral balance and quite surprisingly the adrenals quite a bit of extra salt. You should use not the table kind, but some real quality Himalayan or Celtic salt will help to add back some essential minerals and that will help you to bump up the energy levels slightly.
You should choose some good quality protein sources that will help you to build the energy into the body. The protein contains vitamins B that are important for the production of the energy, helping with fat metabolism, building the cells in the body, maintaining nerve cells, and the synthesis of neurotransmitters. Whole protein source includes: eggs, meats, fish, nuts, liver, shellfish, chicken, poultry and so forth.
4. Eat your fat
You need fat for manufacturing the hormones. This includes many of the hormones that are produced by the adrenal glands. You can use flax seed oil, olive oil, coconut oil, walnut oil and butter. The additional benefit of reducing inflammation in the body is the Omega 3 oils, and with the adrenal fatigue you can be prone to increased inflammation.
The peppers are rich in Vitamin C. Vitamin C is one of the most important vitamins that is hosted by the adrenals. When you are stressed, you utilize the vitamin C at a much faster rate, so it is really important to get more vitamin C to support the adrenal health and also to reduce the cortisol levels. The cortisol is the key stress hormone, so if we can lower the cortisol that will be great.
You are asking how much vitamin C is in one pepper?
Red bell pepper 230 mg
Yellow bell pepper 341 mg
Green bell pepper 119 mg
Seaweed like kelp, nori and wakame are rich with many minerals and vitamins and one of those is the magnesium. In just one cup of seaweed there is 218 mg of magnesium.
This mineral is needed for over 300 enzymatic functions in the body and can relax the mind, muscles and the whole body.
7. Herring and Mackerel
Herring and Mackerel contain an ingredient that is well known as phosphatidyl serine. This ingredient helps to bring down the cortisol levels in the body through the hypothalamus (an adrenal chain that is known as HPA – hyper thalamic pituitary axis).
The hypothalamus is a part of the brain that is important in controlling the balance of adrenal and hormone function. The phosphatidyl serine also helps to sharpen the mental focus, to improve the brain function and to improve the memory. In a 100g serve Mackerel contains 480 mg of phosphatidyl serine, while the herring contains 360mg.
If you have problems with adrenal fatigue, then try to add these ingredients into your everyday diet.