Mood Foods

Mood Foods

While studying, working, playing boring games, or during high stress activities, your mood might change to one you might not like. What people do during these mood changes is look for food, but it’s not always the best one. For example, the sugary, high calorie treats that many people resort to have negative consequences of their own. You may crave calorie-rich, high sugar foods like ice cream or cookies to try to lift your spirits, but those will result in even more negative consequences. Now, with eating the correct foods, you can boost your mood as well as you might even enjoy what you’re doing!

Mood foods are those foods that have had research done on them that show a positive outcome when used. Do note though that moods are not only influenced by food but other things such as high levels of stress, your environment, little to no sleep, nutritional deficiencies, and mood disorders. 

Some good mood foods include but are not limited to: 

  • Dark Chocolate
  • Yogurt
  • Bananas
  • Oats
  • Berries
  • Spinach
  • Teas
  • Nuts and Seeds

Some mood foods to avoid include but are not limited to:

  • Caffeine
  • Rice
  • Potatoes
  • Pasta
  • Bread
  • Sugar
  • Alcohol

Try eating the listed good mood foods for yourself and you could see a boost in your mood as well as a long term effect of good overall health. You will be amazed at the abundance of energy and the much better moods these foods will provide. Remember, fuel your brain with these amazing and healthy nutrients and supplements to support yourself during bad moods and you will be feeling your best in no time!

If you’re ever concerned with if your food is good or bad for your mood, a little research on Google should do the trick, or even asking your parents, they might know!

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