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8 Foods You Should Avoid Eating If You’re Stressed

Whether it’s exam week or coming up to a work deadline, you’re job-hunting or you just simply have too much on your plate, everyone gets stressed from time to time.

One thing that happens to many of us as a result of stress, is stress eating. When things get tough we reach for a snack or two, but it is mindless snacking like this that could actually be making us feel even worse.

From sugary snacks to caffeinated beverages, there are certain things that should most definitely be avoid during stressful situations.

Pretzels

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They’re complex carbohydrates that will give you the energy you think you need – and they’re incredibly tasty – but they’ll actually just result in a spike in your energy levels that will quickly run out and leave you feeling as sluggish as you did before.

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