Top 10 Foods That Make You Happy

I get way too much happiness from good food.
-Elizabeth Olsen

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

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-Release phenylethylamine, the same chemical released when you are feeling love.

Interesting Fact: Switzerland consumes the most chocolate worldwide.

II.  Tofu

tofu-1478701_1920.jpgRich in tryptophan, soya products like tofu can help produce your happy neurotransmitter, serotonin.

Interesting Fact: The US Is largest producer of soybeans.

III. Salmon

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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.

IV.  Guava

red-guava-1691430_1920.jpgRich in vitamin C, which helps boost immune functioning, can help you feel better.

Interesting Fact: India is the top guava producer in the world.

V. Eggs

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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.

VI. Oysters

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Rich in zinc, helps in dopamine synthesis, another happy hormone.

Interesting Fact: Oysters can change their sex.

VII. Sardines

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Rich in calcium, higher calcium levels can elevate moods.

Interesting Fact: Sardines can live over 14 years.

VIII. Spinach

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Contain B12 and folate which create serotonin, to make you feel happy.

Interesting Fact: China is the largest producer of spinach in the world.

IX.  Almonds

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Contain magnesium, which balance levels of serotonin and improve moods.

Interesting Fact: California is the largest almond producer.

X. Turmeric

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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?

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