Stay Cool in this Summer Heat and Eat Healthy - New studies have revealed that you can eat your way to lower stress levels - the Mediterranean diet yet again comes up trumps.The traditional Spanish soup - Gazpacho - has also been the focus of a recent study, which claims that eating vegetables can have a positive effect on reducing our stress levels. Gazpacho is rich in antioxidants, containing 80% raw vegetables, and as the report shows, is beneficial for us in more ways than one.

According to the Journal of Nutrition's study: "Consumption of the vegetable soup decreases oxidative stress and biomarkers of inflammation, which indicates that the protective effect of vegetables may extend beyond their antioxidant capacity." In other words, it's good for you!  Gazpacho Recipe