Eating good food makes you feel good, like a nice bowl of ice cream with all the toppings! Comfort food and celebration food have their place, but there are also so many good-for-you foods that make you feel happy, too! You can check out the first part of this post here, and continue reading on this page for seven more food that make you happy:
1. Dark chocolate:
I had to make reading this worth your while, and you’re welcome! A little bit of dark chocolate can improve blood flow to the brain, which will boost your mood and concentration.
2. Grass fed beef:
Beef is high in protein, which prevents you from feeling “hangry,” and grass fed beef has more omega 3 than grain fed. Beef is also a good source of iron, which helps with mood and memory.
3. Greek yogurt:
Calcium fires neurotransmitters that make you feel content.
Asparagus has tryptophan, which creates serotonin- the happy hormone. It also is high in folate, which may help fight depression.
Fatty fish like salmon are a great source of omega 3’s. The anti-inflammatory properties of those fats improve mood.
Eating a banana is a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth with a low glycemic index food. That means it won’t make your blood sugar spike and crash, leaving you grumpy.
Apricots are great for vitamin C and beta-carotene, which are linked to reducing depression and anxiety.
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