With continuous stress our minds and bodies respond with anxiety, excessive worry, fatigue, brain fog and issues with your sleep. Stress is a form of toxicity that we often self-medicate with comfort foods such as chips, cookies, cakes, candy, ice cream, and alcohol, leading to an even more toxic internal environment.
Not only can food be medicine, but also a source of happiness. I want to share with you 5 foods that are staples for my detox and destress FREEALITEA.
All parts of the dandelion can be used including the flower, stems, leaves, and root. That has medicinal benefits. You can cook the leaves up like you would collard greens. I was told stories that my Paw Paw used to make dandelion wine. The root can be used as well in teas and tonics like in Release Rise & Shine Tea.