MOOD BOOSTING NUTRITION:
Do you ever wonder if you could be happier and feel more peaceful just by changing your diet?
The answer is that YOU CAN change how you feel, by adding in some certain foods.
Read below for a list of foods that are scientifically proven to help you feel happier by producing more serotonin in the brain!
-Oily fish including mackerel is one of the few foods that contains Vitamin D, usually produced when we’re exposed to sunlight. Vitamin D boosts our levels of serotonin and is one of the reasons that people tend to feel happier on sunny days.
-Sunflower and pumpkin seeds are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and packed with essential nutrients that have been shown to reduce the symptoms of depression and help give you a good night’s sleep.
-Bananas contain tryptophan – an ingredient that the body uses to make the happiness hormone serotonin. They’re also packed full of potassium, they contain Vitamin B6 which helps regulate blood sugar levels.
-70% cocoa is actually good for you. Just a few pieces can cause the brain to release endorphins and boost serotonin levels putting you in a good mood. Great idea when you are craving!
-Venison is high in protein and low in fat. It provides half our recommended daily amount of zinc, a mineral that’s key to maintaining a healthy immune system and glowing skin.
-Leafy green vegetables are natural antidepressants – they’re an excellent source -of folic acid which contributes to the conversion of serotonin.
-Eating pomegranates or drinking a glass of pomegranate juice can help stabilize your sugar levels after you’ve eaten a high-calorie meal. That means that you eliminate the risk of an energy slump after dinner.
-Turkey meat contains lot