Wednesday, January 23, 2019

8 Foods To Keep You Happy and Healthy

8 Super Foods That’ll Help Uplift Your Mood And Keep You Happy and Healthy

Do you find yourself irritated and in a foul mood for no apparent reason? Don't worry because these 10 food items are not only healthy and delicious, they can also improve your mood and make you feel better instantly.

1. Banana
Vitamin B6 converts amino acid tryptophan into the hormone serotonin which is responsible for lifting one's mood and aiding in better sleep. So be it a banana smoothie , milk shake or banana cupcakes, remember its good to include them in your daily diet. 

2. Eggs
Choline, present in eggs, is a nutrient that can boost the mood, help in the production of antioxidants and neurotransmitters to ensure proper functioning of the brain. So its a healthy option to start your day with eggs for breakfast.

3. Lentils
Its complex carbohydrates help in improving the production of the feel-good neurotransmitter serotonin that ensures a happy state of mind.

4. Cereals
The presence of calcium in cereals helps in reducing stress and anxiety. So fix up a healthy cereal and snack on it to feel good.

5. Dark chocolate
Consuming dark chocolate causes the release of endorphins, the feel-good hormones that can lower anxiety and stress levels. So keep this handy in your refrigerator and enjoy a piece or two while watching Television at home.

6. Chia seeds
Omega 3 fatty acids, protein and magnesium in Chia seeds act as natural relaxants that keeps your spirits high.

7. Fish
Omega 3 fatty acids present in fish have anti-depressant benefits.
Eat your way to a happier state of mind by enjoying fish of your choice.

8. Ginger tea
Antioxidants in ginger tea are responsible for the secretion of endorphins that maintain calmness. So remember to add some ginger in your tea. 

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