Chicken, Broccoli & Cashew Stir Fry

If you have read my previous blog post Are you tired, moody and struggling to lose weight? then you might remember that eating a fresh whole food diet is one way to support healthy cortisol levels. There are specific nutrients which are needed to support your adrenal glands and they can be depleted when there is chronic stress or we just lead a very busy lifestyle. These nutrients include B Vitamins, Magnesium, Zinc and Vitamin C.

How do these nutrients help?

  • Magnesium supports the stress response, energy production, decreases muscle tension and promotes sleep

  • B Vitamins support the nervous system, energy production and the stress response

  • Vitamin C supports the function of the adrenal glands and immune system

  • Zinc helps balance the stress response and support the immune system

This chicken, broccoli and cashew stir fry contains B Vitamins, Magnesium, Zinc and Vitamin C (plus many more nutrients) which will help support you. Enjoy!


If you're having trouble with cortisol imbalance and would like more guidance and support to help you feel better, please contact me here as I'd be happy to have a face to face consultant with you if you're in Brisbane, or I also connect with people from around Australia and the world via Skype sessions too.

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Pam helps women and men prioritise their health and wellbeing. As a naturopath, nutritionist and personal trainer she helps them take control of their mental health and various health conditions through natural medicine and healthy lifestyle changes. She gives realistic ways to help create a happier and healthier life. 

When she isn’t running her business, you can find her on the hockey field or creating some delicious food for her husband and kids. 

Pam Hird