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Vitamins that fight with depression, anxiety, and stress

salmon-vitaminVitamin B1 (thiamin) can help alleviate depression and anxiety attacks. Good sources of thiamin are pork, liver, fish, oranges, peas, peanut butter, wheat germ, beans, and whole grains.

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) is vital to the proper function of the nervous system. Food reached with vitamin B3: meat, chicken, fish, beans, peas, peanut butter, milk, diary products, nuts, whole & enriched grains.

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) is a natural tension-reliever. Some pantothenic acid is found in just about every food.

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) helps in the proper production of natural antidepressants such as dopamine and norepinephrine. The best source of pyridoxine in your food is high-quality protein: chicken, pork, beef, fish, milk, dairy products, and eggs.

Vitamin B9 Folic acid (folacin). Deficiencies of folic acid can cause mental illness. Dark-green leafy vegetables, liver, orange juice, beans, avocados, beets are good sources of folate. Other sources include fruit and enriched grains.

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) aids relieve irritability, improve concentration, increase energy, and support a healthy nervous system. Only animal foods such as meat, fish, and eggs naturally have cobalamin in them.

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is essential for combating stress, anxiety and depression. Oranges and other citrus fruits are a great way to get your vitamin C.

Choline sends nerve impulses to brain and produces a soothing effect.
The best animal sources of choline are eggs, red meat, liver, and caviar. Good vegetable sources are cabbage, cauliflower, soybeans, chickpeas, lentils, and rice.

Name Your LinkVitamin E (dry form) (alpha-tocopherol) helps brain cells in getting needed oxygen.

Zinc promotes mental alertness and aids in proper brain function.

Name Your LinkMagnesium is anti-stress mineral, necessary for proper nerve functioning
Manganese helps reduce nervous irritability and relief depression.

CalciumCalcium alleviates tension, irritability, and promotes relaxation.

Tyrosine aids increase the rate at which brain neurons produce the antidepressants dopamine and norepinephrine.

TryptophanTryptophan works with vitamin B6, niacin, and magnesium to synthesize the brain chemical serotonin, a natural tranquilizer.

PhenylalaninePhenylalanine needed for the brain’s release of the antidepressants dopamine and norepinephrine.

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