I get way too much happiness from good food.
Foods with certain nutrients can lower depression, elevate your mood, and make you feel good. Eating can make you happy!
Here are a list of the top 10 foods that will make you happy:
I. Dark Chocolate
-Release phenylethylamine, the same chemical released when you are feeling love.
Interesting Fact: Switzerland consumes the most chocolate worldwide.
Rich in tryptophan, soya products like tofu can help produce your happy neurotransmitter, serotonin.
Interesting Fact: The US Is largest producer of soybeans.
Rich in omega-3, it is known to lower depression.
Interesting fact: Salmon are anadromous, that breed in fresh water and live in salt water.
Rich in vitamin C, which helps boost immune functioning, can help you feel better.
Interesting Fact: India is the top guava producer in the world.
Eggs are rich in choline, which make acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter needed for healthy cognitive functioning.
Interesting Fact: Eggs contain carotenoids, in which levels of optimism are associated.
Rich in zinc, helps in dopamine synthesis, another happy hormone.
Interesting Fact: Oysters can change their sex.
Rich in calcium, higher calcium levels can elevate moods.
Interesting Fact: Sardines can live over 14 years.
Contain B12 and folate which create serotonin, to make you feel happy.
Interesting Fact: China is the largest producer of spinach in the world.
Contain magnesium, which balance levels of serotonin and improve moods.
Interesting Fact: California is the largest almond producer.
Contain curcumin, which increase levels of your happy neurotransmitters, serotonin and dopamine in your brain.
Interesting Fact: Turmeric was used since 3000 BCE.
Combine these foods with some sun and exercise and you’re on your way to a happier you.
What are some foods that make you happy?