5 snacks to lift your mood
Monsoon blues getting to you? Then, instead of taking out your ire on hapless colleagues and friends, just munch on these healthy snacks and bid goodbye to your gloomy mood.
Hug a warm cuppa
Coffee and tea not only boost your mood, but protect your heart, lowering the risk of several forms of cancer. So, the next time you feel like a grouch, just drink a cup, and turn around a bad day.
While almost everyone loves eating chocolate, studies have shown that this dark wonder is a wonderful mood booster. According to a research in Switzerland, eating dark chocolate every day for two weeks can reduce stress hormones. So, go ahead and pleasure your sweet tooth.
Go green for grins
Studies have shown that fruits and vegetables are not only very important for your health, but also contain antioxidants that lower risk of depression. Beans, citrus vegetables and spinach affects neurotransmitters that impact mood.
Get fishing for smiles
Gorging on smoked, steamed or grilled fish can brighten up your mood. Eating fatty fish such as salmon, herring, sardines and tuna — rich in omega-3 fatty acids — can boost your mood.
Coconut’s fats are rich nutrients that have been directly linked to happiness, clarity, and lower anxiety. The lauric acid in coconut also helps detoxify the body and cleanse the liver.