Nervousness – Foods For The Nervous System

What is Nervousness?

Nervousness is a state in which the nervous system reacts disproportionately to what seems to be natural stimulants when in an agitated state.

Drugs, though seemingly produce temporary relief, aggravates the nervous system and cause nervousness. Coffee, tobacco, alcoholic beverages, are among the foremost stimulants of nervousness.

To combat nervousness, develop a healthy habit of:

*Eating a decent breakfast to elude hypoglycemia.
*Eating at regular hours. Don’t skip meals.
*Getting adequate rest.
*Exercising regularly.

Foods to Increase to Allay Nervousness

Passion Fruit

Brazil Nut




Wheat germ


Pine Nuts




Sunflower Seeds

Green Pea



Foods to Decrease to Avoid Nervousness

Caffeine: Irritates the nervous system and incites nervousness.
Alcoholic Beverages:

Alcoholic beverages contain ethylic alcohol which is harmful to nerve cells.

White Sugar: 

Once nervousness is caused by hypoglycemia, using a small amount of sugar might cause a calming effect. However,
too much produces hyperactivity and nervousness.

Download the PDF: Nervousness – Foods For The Nervous System

Nervousness Buster Smoothie - Apricot, Oats, and Walnut Smoothie Ingredients

Total Time: 5 minutes


  • ¼ Uncooked oats (choose your preference)
  • 1 cup sliced/chopped apricot
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ½ tablespoon of chopped walnuts (preferably chopped)
  • 5 ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of sunflower seeds


  1. Instructions:
  2. Add the oats, walnuts, and almond milk to your blender or smoothie maker
  3. Blend the oats, walnuts, almond milk until smooth
  4. Add your honey, ice cubes, sunflower seeds, and apricot to your blender. Serve immediately.
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Samantha Burris is a Content Marketing Strategist, lover of insects, and food junkie. As a poetess and wife, she spends many hours helping people deal with distressing world conditions and maintain their sanity. She’s no therapist, but she does know how to encourage and lift a broken spirit. To care for her family, Samantha helps business owners create and maintain an online presence through engaging content and strategic SEO.

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