To paraphrase the old adage, we are what we eat! What we put in our bodies has a positive or negative effect on our health, both physically as well as mentally. So it is no surprise that certain foods can give our moods a booster shot! From common sense to holistic healthcare advice, the foods listed on the link below could help lift us up or send us crashing down! Here is the link to the original article:
From Yahoo News
By Ruben Castaneda, Angela Haupt
As Virginia Woolf once said, “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” Indeed, what we eat (and drink) affects more than just our waistline and cholesterol numbers.
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As the article states eating foods like oranges, grapefruits, spinach, to foods like seafood and walnuts can have a big impact on our emotional and mental well being. It also outlines the importance of avoiding overly sugary foods, highly caffeinated drinks or artificial sweeteners as they can have a negative impact. Perhaps we should practice a little holistic nutrition and reach for an orange with a side of walnuts instead of a 3rd cup of coffee and a butter cream frosted cupcake for that late afternoon pick me up? It could be the boost our mood needs!
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