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6 Healthy Foods That Lift Your Mood

6 Healthy Foods That Lift Your Mood

” 😥 I felt stressed and in a grim mood because of my job and the situations we have been living in the last year. I saw many people taking anti-depressants and sedative pills, something I avoid by experimenting only with herbal products … and finally, I succeeded! 😎 It is very easy as long as you follow the diet and exercise program. ➡ Read below and raise your mood cheaply and naturally”

This is the TOP 6 mental well-being nutrients

Omega-3s (fatty acids)

The mood role is to function and mood because the nervous system is mainly built from fats and lack of fats means poor brain signaling which means low mood).

You can get it from seeds such as chia, hemp flax, and pumpkin nuts, such as walnuts, leafy greens, and spirulina, and other Healthy Foods

..and combine them with a walk in the sun

Tryptophan (amino acid)

The mood role is serotonin, the happy hormone.

You can get it from oats, bananas, soy, nuts, and sesame seeds.

Vitamin B (vitamin)

The mood role is to convert tryptophan (see above) to serotonin.

You can get it from beans and pulses, whole grains, leafy greens, and bananas.

Vitamin D (vitamin)

The mood role is the immune system.

You can get it from the sun! Sunlight is the best source of vitamin D.  So get outside safely, as much as possible. Mushrooms and nut milks are a good place to find a fix for the sunshine vitamin in winter.

Magnesium (mineral)

The mood role is to stimulate receptors of GABA (a calming hormone), inhibit cortisol, a stress hormone, linked to anxiety, depression, and memory loss.

You can get it from lots of plants, which can be found in abundance in leafy greens, nuts, bananas, whole grains, cacao, bananas, and sweet potatoes, and other Healthy Foods.

Calcium (mineral)

The mood role is to calm for healthy sleep.

You can get it from almonds, broccoli, figs, leafy greens, seaweed, seeds, beans, and other healthy foods. You can taste Tofu, which is also a calcium superstar.

For mood-boosting nutrients, look for organic produce. Some research suggests that organic healthy foods have greater nutritional value, and many agree it tastes better.

Finally, try to get 30 minutes of heart rate-raising movement in a day and you’ll see the difference. The regeneration of brain cells and stimulation of happy hormones of brain cells, paired with a diet rich in essential nutrients, will really make a difference to your overall well-being and happiness.

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