In the UK, women are almost twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with anxiety disorders, according to the Mental Health Foundation.
It doesn’t stop there. 70 million days are lost from work each year due to mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression, making it the leading cause of sickness absence in the country. According to a new report written by Harvard Medical School psychiatrist, Uma Naidoo, the foods that we eat play a huge role in managing anxiety.
As well as eating a balanced diet, drinking plenty of water and limiting or cutting out alcohol and caffeine, here are the 6 best foods to keep anxiety at bay.