The Stress-Diet Connection

A nutritious dietary pattern may help support health in times of stress.

Does stress impact our food choices? Conversely, can dietary choices help us better manage stress? “These are important questions, but difficult to answer,” says Robin Kanarek, PhD, emerita professor of psychology at Tufts. Stress and Your Body: Physiologically, stress activates two main pathways in the body. The first is the “fight-or-flight” response of the sympathetic […]
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