You already know that stress can cause health problems. When you experience stress, your body's natural reaction is to release the hormone cortisol. In small doses, cortisol isn’t harmful to your health. But if you experience chronic stress, elevated cortisol levels over time may add to sleep, mood and memory problems, and could even contribute to abdominal obesity. Fortunately, you can fight back! This grocery list has a tasty assortment of cortisol-reducing foods to get you started.
Eat and plank your way to a slimmer waistline in just four weeks with Dr. Oz's 28-Day Shrink Your Stomach Challenge. Find out what to eat and when to eat it during the day to help you get the results you deserve. Plus, accompany the food challenge with a plank challenge from celebrity fitness trainers to tone up your waist along the way.