Happy Helpings

Happy Helpings

by Posted on: October 20, 2016Categories: LiveWell 24/7   

Feeling down in the dumps? Eat about it! The foods below have been scientifically proven to boost your mood and make you all around a happier and healthier person.

  1. Dark Chocolate – Good source of antioxidants and reduces cortisol in the body.
  2. Spinach – Rich in zinc, which alleviates depression and reduces fatigue.
  3. Almonds – Contains alpha-linolenic acid, which is present in most nuts, lowers depression.
  4. Yogurt – Calcium helps regulate PMS-related mood swings.
  5. Green Tea -Relieves stress, increases energy.
  6. Bananas – Contain tryptophan which helps regulate mood and promotes restful sleep.
  7. Berries – The flavonoids reduce inflammation which has been linked to depression.
  8. Apples – Provides energy and boosts your immune system.
  9. Eggs – High in choline which assists in memory.
  10. Salmon – Omega-3 fatty acids fight depression and will improve your mood.
  11. Oysters – Rich in zinc which relieves anxiety.



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