Five Stress-Relieving Foods for Heat Game 7: Guacamole to Popcorn

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Oh, Ray Allen, you three-point god, you.
While the rest of Miami -- and the nation for that matter -- was wondering whether the Heat would finally show the Spurs who's boss during overtime Tuesday night, all we could think about was where we could find a massive slice of fudge cake or pint of cookie-dough ice cream. Because we're stress eaters. And stress eating is a serious problem.

To get ourselves through the big Game 7 showdown tonight, we're asking the guests at our Miami Heat watch party to bring five of our favorite stress-relieving foods. Here's a look at an alternative to the usual beer and wings. They'll keep your stress levels lower and your fragile little heart a lot happier too.

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1. Guacamole
Avocados have tons of potassium (more than 1,000 mg in the Florida variety), which help keep your blood pressure low. Who knew a scoop of guac could do you so much good? Kinda like losing a shoe or a headband.

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2. Blueberries
They're packed with antioxidants as well as stress-fighting vitamin C. Putting out a bowl of blueberries for a basketball game seems so un-American, but we promise you that the high-fiber, low-calorie snack will get you through the next turnover.

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