Stressed out? Eating right may help take the edge off


Stress. It plays havoc with emotions and takes a physical toll. But what if there were ways to diminish its effect.

The answer may be both simple and complex involving food and chemistry, choice and determination.

“Change is the No. 1 problem for people,” said Aimee Jambor, Brainerd School District nurse. “We are dealing with change all the time whether it’s in jobs or at home ... and that naturally creates stress in our life.”

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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