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7 Foods That Will Make You Happier

food that will make you happy
Written by emilyc

Certain foods have the ability to make you happy. I don’t mean happy in the Paula-Deen-in-the-presence-of-butter sense, I mean happy in the clinical/chemical sense. We all experience depression and mood swings every now and then, but eating these seven foods can lessen their severity and may help you keep your friends. Scroll down before you decide whether or not to sign up for therapy.

food that will make you happy

Dark chocolate: Well, obviously But seriously, it can calm your muscles and reduce anxiety and depression.

Spinach: This superfood can help boost your mood and protect your brain cells from free radicals, which can lower your energy and lead to mood swings.

Avocado: They contain serotonin, as if you needed another reason to love them.

Greek yogurt: The probiotics in Greek yogurt boost your mood and immune system.

Green tea: Not only is it super-hydrating, but it acts as a calming agent, as well.

Blueberries/strawberries/raspberries: These three berries help ward off stress and depression.

Salmon: Its omega-3s keep mood swings at bay and improve focus.

 

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emilyc

Emily is a New Yorker trapped in a Floridian's body and loves every minute of her big city life. With a major in international business and years of being surrounded by ill-fitting suits and all the wrong shoes, she learned that the importance of fashion needs to be communicated to the world. To her, fashion is on the same level as charity work and feeding hungry children. Emily can be found frolicking the streets of her gayborhood enjoying the off-color humor of the gays.

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