Worst Foods That Cause Stre


Flaky, buttery croissants and cakey, sugar-topped muffins can produce the same hormonal response as a tyrannical boss, which may seem unlikely.


Coffee in the morning may be the worst time to avoid stress-induced weight gain. Per the circadian clock, cortisol levels increase and decrease during the day.


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Pasta and bread may increase cortisol release even if you're minimally gluten-sensitive.You may not notice the consequences like with a food allergy.

Ultra-processed snack

Cookies, pretzels, corn chips, and popcorn are processed foods that enhance stress and anxiety. Binge eating these foods can cause guilt and shame it may raise stress.


Soda and sugary iced tea can boost blood sugar and crash it, causing weariness and irritation, two stress signs.Soda releases cortisol to assist the body handle stress.


A glass of wine with dinner and another while Netflixing may seem like a good way to unwind, but studies warn alcohol might raise cortisol levels.


Processed carbs like waffles and white bread quickly digest, causing blood sugar levels to surge and then plummet, causing anxiety, tiredness, and irritation. 

Fried Food

Fried chicken, French fries, batter-dipped and fried fish, and breaded and fried mozzarella sticks increase stress hormones.These foods include trans fats, which induce inflammation.

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