Boost your mood by eating sweet peppers!
Norwegian researchers found that eating colorful veggies can make you 43% happier for three hours. Credit goes to their high level of carotenoids, which bolster the production of mood-boosting alpha waves in the brain.
Grab an apple!
The Smell & Taste Treatment Research Center found that sniffing the fruit increases calmness by 52% in 5 mins!
Apples get their sweetness from malic acid, which prompts the brain to release mood-boosting endorphins.
Nice and plump!
Not only are plums delicious, but they can also boost mood in as little as 10 mins – due to the fruit’s neochlorogenic acid, which helps increase the production of mood-boosting alpha waves in your brain.
Eating just a cup and a half of vegetables can boost your mood by 66%!
According to research published in Frontiers Psychology, this mood boost occurs from the level of carotenoids in vegetables, which have a strong impact on the brain.Tags: apples, healthy food, peppers, plums, vegetables