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[h=2]Foods for a happier you!

Did you know that the foods we eat can influence our mood? This is because certain foods stimulate production of mood elevating hormones like serotonin, endorphin, dopamine and other neurotransmitters. The next time you're down in the dumps, try these foods to lift you up!
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Strawberry is a good source of potassium, which helps in the generation of nerve impulses. It is also a rich source of Vitamin C. These also change our mood for the better.

 

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Bananas are also rich in potassium. It is also a good source of Magnesium. Also the natural sugars in bananas when released quickly into the bloodstream makes you feel energetic. Bananas contain starchy carbohydrate which helps in sustaining your good mood.
 

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Sunflower seeds contain Selenium and Magnesium. These compounds are believed to give us the instant feel-good. Also seeds are rich in amino acids that help in serotonin production, which is good for one’s mood
 

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Tomayto or Tomahto- actually is does not matter, ‘cause whichever way you say it- tomatoes are always music to your brain. They are a rich source of lycopene. Lycopene is an antioxidant. It fights brain-inflammation and is good for general brain-health.




Oregano
is good for more than just Pizza seasoning. It contains caffeic acid, quercitin and rosmarinic acid. These compounds are known to be effective in combating depression. They also help you in rejuvenating and calming down.​



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Of course, you knew this one. Dark chocolate has anadamine which improves the blood-flow to the brain. Chocolate is good for an instant boost in concentration, mood and energy. However, as chocolate is also rich in calories you must not go overboard.​


 

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Eggs contain Zinc, Vitamin B, Iodine, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, and protein. All these compounds present in Eggs in various amounts are good for brain activity and also give you an energy boost.

 

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Asparagus is rich in folate and tryptophan. According to recent research, low levels of folate is a condition found common in half of the cases of depression. Our Brain uses Tryptophan to make serotonin, which is mood-stabilizing neurotransmitter

 

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Honey scores over regular sugar when it comes to health issues. Honey contains compounds such as kaempferol and quercetin, which reduce brain-inflammation. This helps in preventing depression and keeps brain healthy. Honey is also better on your blood sugar levels.​


 

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Coconuts contain medium-chain triglycerides. These are special fats that generate better moods and are good for general health of the human brain.

 

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