Mood-Boosting Foods

Posted on 3/02/2010
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We all know that comfort foods can be a misnomer; calorie-packed mac ‘n cheese, french fries and cheesecakes take their toll on your energy level and your metabolism. However, there are some foods that can fix your feelings without adversely affecting your health. Watch this clip to see the benefits of adding asparagus, lemons and to your diet. 


Here are some additional foods to boost your mood:


  • Salmon – rich in vitamin D that boosts levels of serotonin, a key neurotransmitter affecting mood.
  • Oatmeal – rich in soluble fiber, that helps to regulate blood sugar levels. A perfect morning pick-me-up if you wake up on the wrong side of the bed feeling irritable and cranky.