6 Foods That Will Boost Your Mood

Feeling down and moody today but also love eating food? These 6 foods that you ingest will automatically boost your self esteem up and they’re all delicious too!





Say what? Yes your favorite sweet snack makes us happy whenever we devour it! Dark chocolate to be exact reduces stress hormones due to the antioxidants inside.





Despite the rumor that carbs make you gain weight, it actually boosts your mood and promotes serotonin. Studies show that people with a low-carbohydrate diet experienced more depression, anxiety and anger than those assigned to a low-fat, high-carb diet that focused on low-fat dairy, whole grains, fruit and beans.


Fruits and Veggies



Whole foods like fruits and vegetables can make a person feel less likely to be depressed than those who eat a lot of desserts, fried foods, processed meats, refined grains and high-fat dairy products. Antioxidants in fruits and veggies such as folate, a B vitamin found in beans, citrus and dark green vegetables like spinach, affects neurotransmitters that impact mood.




Eating fish such as salmon, tuna, sardines, rainbow trout, and mussels will give you omega-3s that contain dopamine and serotonin which boosts your mood.




Inhaling the pleasant scent of coconut can enhance alertness while soothing our response to stress.




Drinking caffeinated black, green or oolong tea may elicit a more alert state of mind. Theanine which is an amino acid present in tea works with caffeine to improve attention and focus.



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