Discover These ‘Happy Foods’ – Eat Your Way To Happiness!

Posted: February 11, 2016

There are several ‘happy foods’ – mood elevating foods that work by righting many things in our body, helping us discover the feeling of happiness from within.

This may sound a little unusual, but there is an obvious link between our food and mood.  ‘Happy foods’ fight our mood swings and help us to be more patient, less irritable and more contented. Below is the list of “Happy foods” that can definitely ooze out energy, positivity and nourishment for your body, mind & soul.

Iron-rich foods like chicken, salmon, tuna, tofu, apricots, and broccoli increase our oxygen and energy levels, which boost our stamina. Thus, it increases our strength and helps us grow efficiently.

Amino-acid rich foods – these are the building blocks of proteins. Foods like poultry & sea foods, dairy foods, curd, quinoa, soy foods, mozzarella or parmesan cheese, turkey boost your immune system and help you fight diseases. Thus inducing a feeling of wellness among us.

Vitamin D rich foods, like mushrooms, milk, cheese, egg yolks, soy milk, and sunshine are a great support for our strong bones & it builds a healthy immune system.

Serotonin generating foods – Serotonin is a chemical in the brain that fosters a feeling of calmness & happiness, and the foods that produces serotonin is dark chocolate, eggs, pineapple, tofu, salmon and turkey. These foods can surely rule you mood.

Anti-oxidant rich foods are beneficial for our health, skin & hair. Watermelon, tomatoes, guava, green tea help us look young, vibrant and beautiful.

Folic acid rich foods fight depression. Spinach, lettuce, asparagus, broccoli, grapefruit, strawberries and papaya are folic acid rich foods and it relaxes your mind.

Vitamin C rich foods like yellow & red bell pepper, lemon, orange, guava produces collagen and helps you to look fresh and rejuvenated.

Happy foods help in vitalizing our energy, thus making us feel happy, fresh & rejuvenated from the inside out. Consumption of happy foods facilitates the proper functioning of our digestive, nervous and skeletal system, which makes us healthy, more patient, and less irritable. Consequently, we will always be in a happy mood.

So, what are we waiting for? Let’s eat our way into happiness!

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