Good Mood Foods to Eat Every Day

Good Mood Foods to Eat Every Day

We tend to think of the connection between food and mood as a one-way street. We eat something that tastes good, and it makes us feel good. In fact, there’s emerging research that suggests what we eat could impact our mood. Of course, that doesn’t mean devouring a bucket of brownies will pull you out of the doldrums. If you really want to eat your way to happiness, it’s the nutrients in healthful foods that help keep our positive vibes going long after the flavor fades. To figure out what kind of diet and which nutrients have the biggest impact on mood, a fast-growing field of research called nutritional psychiatry has emerged that takes a nutrition-first approach to emotional wellness. Understanding how diet, mental health, and nutrition work together is a major scientific development, but it’s also not that surprising. If food impacts every other aspect of your health, why... Read More