6 Best Foods For Happy Mood

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How amazing it would be if we had the power to control our mood. Nobody would ever choose to be sad, and it would be a happy place to live. Well, this sounds too good to be true. But, there are actually some foods which can enhance your mood. Eating good and delicious meals automatically brings happiness within us.

If You Feel Low Or Unhappy Someday, You Can Try Some Of The Edibles Mentioned Below:

1. Chocolates

Majority of the people in this world are chocolate lovers and they would love to know that now they have an additional reason to eat it. Chocolates are not only tasty, they also help in boosting your mood. Feeling low? Is it a bad hair day? Had a fight? Buy a chocolate and just enjoy its taste [1]. Cocoa (main content of chocolates) contains decent levels of psychoactive chemicals which influence neurotransmitters. The variations in our mood are handled by the neurotransmitters. So, chocolates help them in transmitting happiness. Well, what else are chocolates for than to spread smiles.


2. Almonds

Almonds are small packets with great benefits. They are good for your skin, hair, heatlh and now, for your mood as well. Almonds are a rich source of vitamin E which is an anti-oxidant. It helps in destroying the free radicals in our body. These free radicals can lead to stress. So, almonds are your stress busters. Eat a handful of them every morning after your breakfast and you will stay energetic throughout the day [2]. The best part is that they are very handy. You can carry some almonds in your bag and munch them whenever you feel the need.


3. Spinach

Yes! After all the delicious options, we have the green leafy vegetable. We have read in our schools that green vegetables are very good for our health [3]. This ones is good for our mood too! Spinach is a very rich source of Vitamin B which affects the neurotransmitters. They increase the production of serotonin in your body. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter, and is responsible to make you happy. So, eat spinach and stay happy.


4. Pancakes

Pancakes are rich in carbohydrates and they provide you instant energy. Energy and mood are directly related to each other. If we are happy, we will feel energetic [4]. Conversely if we are energetic, we will feel happy. Also, they help in increasing the levels of serotonin in your body and serotonin is a ‘happy mood’ neurotransmitter. It ensures that you stay cheerful. So you can have a carbohydrates rich breakfast, pancake is one of them.


5. Walnuts

Walnuts are a rich source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids [5]. These fatty acids  are known to influence the neurotransmitters. As already discussed, the neurotransmitters affect your mood and are responsible to make you happy. Have a handful of walnuts everyday to keep your mood boosted. Walnuts are easy to carry, so you can take them with you and eat a few whenever you feel low.


6. Yogurt

Eat yogurt and it will keep you happy. Yogurt contains tryptophan which helps in increasing the production of melatonin, serotonin and niacin in our body. These are the neurotransmitters which are responsible for your good mood. You can have any of the foods which are rich in tryptophan such as yogurt, milk, cheese, bananas, etc [6].


All these options would definitely help you in boosting your mood. So, prepare a diet chart and include all the happy foods in it. After all, all that matters is happiness, everything else is secondary.


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