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Mood Boosting Foods are Here!

Are you feeling stressed or down lately? Find out what mood-boosting foods can do more for your mind and body.

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Banana contains Tryptophan, which turns into Serotonin, a neurotransmitter that boosts your mood. Bananas also contain high amount of fructose, which helps replenish blood sugar and carbohydrates in your body, so you can restore your energy quickly. It also helps with increasing alertness, so take one after your lunch to cure your food coma!

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Rich in Tryptophan and L-Phenylalanine, these nutrients help release Endorphin, a hormone that is responsible for keeping one’s mood positive, happy and satisfied. Pasta is also rich in protein. If there’s a lock of protein in your diet, you might find yourself feeling sluggish, lethargic, and depressed.

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Rich in Vitamin B, proteins and a mineral called Selenium. Selenium can help boost and regulate mood swings (especially during the time of the month), as well as to relieve depression.

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Rich in Vitamin C, eating strawberries can help release more Endorphin and take in iron better. Besides relieving stress and anxiety, strawberries also contain antioxidants that can help slow down aging.

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Cocoa beans contain N-Acetylcholine and can trigger the brain to release an in-flux of Endorphins. Research shows that dark chocolate can reduce stress-induced hormones and lower blood pressure! Don’t feel guilty, feel happy.