How does food affect your mood?🤬 Have you ever eating a big large glutenous
And felt regret or felt instantly sad or upset
Well truth is It’s not you its the food!
You know that if you eat a sweet snack, such as a candy bar or a sugary donut, you'll get a spike of energy, soon followed by a crashing low. Sugar highs and lows are just one of the many ways food can affect how you feel.
But have you ever considered which eating habits and specific foods might help you to feel happier and more energized? Recent research helps illuminate the role food plays in influencing your mood.
Three tips to help along your day:
Eat often enough
Don’t skip meals
Know what to avoid
So what foods can help uplift your mood?
Here are some that will aid in that boost your mood and get those happy feelings going:
Proteins help slow the carbohydrates absorption and brings up the dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain aka the happy drug!
Eggs, poultry, and seafood
Foods rich in vitamins such a Vitamin D! Vitamin D is known to be a mood enhancer
Tuna, Salmon, egg yolks are all great options here
Folate and B-12 will help ease a depressed state.
Broccoli, lentils, over night oats, oranges, and dark leafy greens are wonderful sources!
Lastly Foods, like complex carbohydrates, that contain soluble dietary fiber can slow the absorption of sugar into your bloodstream and increase serotonin, and decrease mood swings.
oats, beans, pears, peas, and Brussels sprouts
Are a great way to pack in some extra fiber
Start eating these mood boosting foods today and you can start feeling the affects immediately!Put a on your face, make the world a better place