“We know that food is made up of complex chemical structures, which interact with one other as well as with our gut microbes and our cells,” Dr Federica began.
“What’s exciting to see (in recent research) is how plants can act to help improve our health in clinically measurable ways, including managing levels of stress.
“Nature’s pharmacy includes polyphenols in dark plants and fruits, such as cavolo nero and haskap berries, which help counteract oxidative stress.”
Dr Frederica added that reishi mushroom may also “improve your body’s ability to cope with stress”.
This post originally appeared on Daily Express :: Health Feed