Foods that will boost your mood

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FOODS

1. Fatty Fish!

Fatty Fish has Omega 3 fatty acids that are absolutely essential for your brain development and body functions. Fish is also rich in many nutrients and minerals such as Vitamin D and healthy proteins. Fish is a great food for you to feel healthy and fit. The American Heart Association recommends that fish must be a part of your meal at least twice in a week.

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2. Dark Chocolate!

What’s better than a food that tastes amazing and also has extraordinary health benefits. Dark chocolate is known to calm your nerves and soothe your mind. It is important that you consume dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate that has many other additives such as extra sugar and flavoring chemicals.it is rich in Antioxidants and can help lower blood pressure and increase your blood flow. Cocoa also helps with diabetes and cholesterol. So enjoy your dark chocolate, guiltfree!

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3. Bananas!

Bananas are great. They are delicious and easily available and affordable. The best part is that they have some amazing health benefits too. They are a rich source of magnesium, potassium and vitamin C. Bananas help with muscle cramps, digestion issues, strengthening your nervous system and boosting your immune system. Bananas have a great nutritional value and will also make you feel full! Banana peels are great too. They make a good skin hydrating mask or you can just add them to soil as a natural fertilizer. 

Pro Hack: Rub a banana peel from the inside on your teeth and rinse after 5 minutes. High levels of magnesium and potassium are helpful in removing stains  Your teeth will instantly feel and appear cleaner.

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4. Nuts and Seeds!

Nuts and seeds are a great source of healthy fats, fibres, minerals and vitamins. These help you with regulation of your body weight, boost blood flow and immunity. Nuts and seeds can be a great snack as they are delicious and will leave you feeling great too!

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5. Pickle!

Yes we know, sounds strange. But a healthy home made pickle has all the good bacteria called probiotics essential for good gut health. Pickles help to curb sugar cravings and help digestion. Pickles are also rich in antioxidants. 

If you have a liking for spicy and tangy goof, pickles can be an instant mood lifter for you!

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6. Yogurt!

Yogurt is a great food if you can tolerate lactose in your diet. Yogurt has healthy probiotics that will improve your gut health and help with digestion. Yogurt is a rich source of calcium that may help your body against Oesteoporosis. You can flavour your Yogurt to your liking, blend some fresh fruit or add some healthy veggies to perfect Yogurt treat.

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7. Berries!

The most delicious entry in this list, berries are delicious. Berries are a rich source of healthy vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Berries help with regulating blood sugar and insulin production, lowering cholesterol levels and inflammation. ALL these amazing benefits along with a wonderful taste! 

PROTIP: Make popsicles with a blend of your favourite berries!

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8. Chickpeas!

Chickpeas can be consumed in so many different forms. You can make a salad or a curry, you can blend them into a paste to make Hummus or have them dry and roasted! Chickpeas are a great source of proteins, vitamins and minerals. They serve as a delicious replacement of meat in vegetarian diets and help with healthy weight management, digestion and maintaining blood sugar.

Flavour your chickpeas to your liking and enjoy a delicious and healthy snack.

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9. Green Tea!

Green tea is a great drink with a number of health benefits. It is rich in antioxidants. Green tea helps you calm your nervous system, stimulate weight loss, prevent cardiovascular diseases by lowering cholesterol and regulating blood sugar levels. 

Green tea is a great way of feeling good on a day you feel particularly low with a seasonal flu. You can add honey and lemon to your green tea for extra nutrition and flavour.

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10. Water!

Water is the mother of all goodness out there. What can’t an optimal intake of water fix? Water facilitates an effective functioning of all bodily functions. So stay hydrated to feel energetic and healthy!

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