5 super foods to boost your mood

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 March 2016, 06:45 PM

There can be a many things that work might work out to de stress you, to make you feel better when you feeling blue. You may have your own way of dealing with  fear, anxiety, depression or any other dreadful emotion but did you know that some foods also help to make you feel better when you are not?

There are certain foods that not only work best for your taste palates but also for making you feel good. So, next time when hit the new low, you ought to binge on these super foods:

Tea and Coffee

Coffee has flavanoids, which helps reduce ROS (reactive oxygen species) and reduce stress. It also helps to release stress and caffeine acts on the central nervous system, increases the blood flow to the brain and decreases mental fatigue.

Dark chocolates

Chocolates are a girl’s best friend, we all know that but its also undeniably true that Cocoa contains phenylethylamine, which causes the release of endorphins, popularly known as happy hormones.

Nuts

Walnuts are a good source of B vitamins, protein and selenium, which have positive mood-influencing properties. They are rich source of dietary serotonin, a chemical that helps to give a feeling of calmness and tranquility.

Grain and beans

Did you know one of the main causes of low mood can be deficiency B vitamins. For that, one can have brown and white rice, they are rich in B vitamins. Beans too, contain tryptophan, an essential amino acid that is needed by the body to produce serotonin.

Oranges

Their citric properties is good for teeth no doubt about that but they are also rich in B vitamins and flavonoids. oranges help release endorphins that will reduce frequent mood swings.