You are feeling a little bit of stressed out at work today? You are constantly worried and sad about something? Today was one of ‘those bad days’? So, what can you do about it? You are going home, picking up your phone and have a conversation while complaining to your mother or your friend. But unfortunately this just doesn’t help that much.
We have a different suggestion for ‘those bad days’. This is a different kind of cure for your soul. Why not try to boost your energy level with some comforting food choices?
Try to feed your mind and body while eating these mood boost foods. Here are 10 foods that beat the blues and what they can do for you:
You are felling stressed? Then try to calm down with a little bit of chocolate. Yes, you read that right. Chocolate not only tastes great, it also helps to reduce stress hormones that can make you moody. Even eating a a small amount of it (if you could resist it) has been proven to reduce anxiety and keep you level-headed. Opt for dark chocolate, which is packed with more antioxidants than milk chocolate.
Do you know that oranges can boost you mood? You are felling ornery? Then eat one orange a day. This citrus fruit is packed with nutrients and vitamin C, which helps to pump oxygen through your body to your brain. The citric acid will also recharge your system.
Feeling angry? Try to calm down with a cup of green tea. Besides lowering your cholesterol and helping to prevent cancer, it can also keep you calm, concentrated and focused too. If there’s something that’s eating away at you, brew yourself a nice warm cup of green tea. You’ll be sipping up a ton of antioxidants and calming down at the same time.
If today you are feeling sad, and you simple need a little bit of happiness boost, then eat some bowl full of healthy cereals. You can also add some fruit by your choice. Vitamin D, which is in milk and healthy cereals, helps to promote happy thoughts in your brain.