The way you feel and the way you behave depends a lot on what you eat. The right food can indeed make all the difference and when you make a conscious effort to pay attention to your diet, you can be assured of one thing, and is that you will be truly happier!
A few foods that your nutritionist will advise you to tune in to your diet is as below:
This vegetable contains a trace mineral known as chromium, which not only helps you metabolize one’s food, but it also helps the brain release serotonin, melatonin and norepinephrine that help regulate one’s moods. It also helps decrease symptoms of atypical depression; it especially helps with overeating and sleeping in excess. Chromium can also be found in grape juice and in potatoes as well.
Cashews are known to be full of zinc. These help in reducing depressive symptoms as they tremendously improve ones response towards anti depressants. Lack of this essential vitamin can lead to depressive symptoms, loss in appetite and a weak immune system as well. You could also get your dose of zinc from roasted pumpkin seeds and pork loin.
Known as the sunshine vitamin, it is known to be packed with the goodness of vitamin D. It is indeed known to be the best vitamin t regulate your mood. To get your dose of Vitamin D, you could spend some time in the sun. In the wintertime when it is tough to get some sun, make sure your diet is filled with foods that are filled with Vitamin D. Salmon, Milk and egg yolks make for the best Vitamin D packers.
It is known that one third of the people are deficient in the essential mineral of magnesium. The mineral is extremely important for the development of serotonin and the deficiency of the same can lead to insomnia, fatigue, depression and anxiety. Almonds and edamame are a great source of magnesium too.
So, why not fill your diet with foods that do make you happy.
Choose to speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist to learn how foods that are good for you can make you happy when included in your diet. You could also get in touch with a Homeopath to learn about natural and herbal remedies that can help make a difference to your life.