As the saying goes “you are what you eat”. How I totally agree with that. As a food lover, I eat almost anything under the sun. But do you know that you can have happiness oozing out of you just by including certain food in your diet? Yes, happy food! By adding some of these superfood to your diet, you will feel happier and more positive towards work and life.
1 | Blueberries
Packed with tons of anti-oxidants to fight free radicals and protect against ageing, you can enjoy this superfood with overnight rolled oats or on its own. Low in calories and this superfood helps to improve memory as well as concentration. Doesn’t this make a great guilt-free afternoon snack? With improved efficiency at work, your boss is happy, so will you.
2 | Mushrooms
Mushrooms have been one of the most underrated superfood. Research has shown that a deficiency in selenium might result in a higher risk of depression, anxiety, and fatigue. Besides containing selenium and vitamin, you can be sure to feel happier with this mood enhancer.
3 | Pomegranates
As featured in our earlier post, pomegranate juice can help to protect us from UV damage, as well as assisting us in our journey of achieving beach ready body. If that’s not enough, pomegranate is full of depression fighting chemicals which your body would be thankful for having them!
4 | Spinach
My mother always tells me that dark leafy greens are great for the body and that is why Popeye loves spinach. Packed with iron and other nutrients, spinach is a great source to help lower blood pressure and prevent asthma and cancer. For bone health, beautiful skin and lustrous crown of glory, it is best to have at least one serving of spinach every day.
5 | The B family
The 11 members of the Vitamin B complex family play a huge part in our well-being for all things mind-related: mood, memory, even migraine. Ladies, hear me out, time to increase your intake of Vitamin B6 if you are having PMS. Getting enough of folic acid, B6, and B12 can also lower your risk of getting heart disease. As the saying goes, health is wealth and wealth make people happy. So build up your wealth now by incorporating these superfood into your diet.