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you feeling as chipper as you’d like? When negative feelings have taken hold of
you, you might have tried adjusting sleeping patterns and ramping up workouts
to combat their ill effects. However, it’s likely that they didn’t fully adjust
probably because you overlooked one major factor. How and what you eat can have a
significant impact on your mood each day. And while you're busy eating
high-sugar foods to "comfort" yourself, you're doing more harm than
from a cranky mood to a cheerful one is actually more about what you feed your
body than anything else. By making wise, healthy food choices, you can expect
your mood to improve almost immediately.
Use these food strategies to uplift you
and heighten your positive feelings:
1.Cut the sugar. Be warned. Sugar is the enemy of stable,
positive moods! You'll almost always get a rush from a sugar binge. But
you can almost always expect the crash that comes when it hits your blood
sometimes helps when there are other factors affecting your energy level. But
avoid turning to it as your source of energy.
that sugary foods have other negative effects apart from the crash. Excess
sugar is stored in your body and puts you at risk for weight gain, skin
reactions, and even diabetes.
2.Increase intake of nutrient-rich foods. While many
nutrient-rich foods might not be as "exciting" as sugar, they're
better for you. They help your bodily functions perform optimally and actually elevate
thiamine, and magnesium are believed to heighten your mood. Research has shown that
these minerals positively impact those with depression.
you may not be suffering from depression, you can likely expect the minerals to
work wonders for your mood over time.
·Choose foods like lentils, leafy greens, pistachios,
and pumpkin seeds as great sources of these minerals.
3.Eat smaller, more frequent meals. Try breaking your
arsenal of healthy foods into smaller meals. It might take more effort to have five
meals instead of three, but your results will make your effort worthwhile.
meals are harder for your body to process. Your metabolism slows down after
consumption of a large meal. As a result, you'll likely feel sluggish.
doesn’t always lead to a bad mood. But lacking the energy to be productive can
result in a negative outcome. That can, in turn, affect your mood!
4.Stay hydrated. You've heard lots of stories about
water doing wonders for your body. But you probably didn’t know that lack of it
affects your mood. Believe it or not, water may be the key to addressing that lingering
bad mood you've been in.
to stay hydrated daily can lead to uncomfortable side effects. In most cases, a
mildly dehydrated person experiences headaches, fatigue, tension, and anxiety.
things definitely affect your mood, and you'll quickly become the person nobody
wants to be around!
also impacts concentration, reasoning, and alertness. It's very easy to get
frustrated with yourself when you're far from being on the ball.
always important to consider the impact of diet. Remember that your body performs in
accordance with what you give it. Give it a healthy selection of foods
so it has the best chance to keep you in a positive state of mind!