These 7 Superfoods can Actually Make You Feel Happy

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Superfoods that Make You Happier

Can Healthy Eating Make You Happy?

It’s not unusual in science studies to link healthy eating with feeling well, but does eating good food actually make you happy? It sure feels good to sink your teeth into a gooey slice of pizza, or crunch on some salty chips. A carrot stick just doesn’t have the same appeal. Yes, foods that are high in fat and sugar, or highly processed foods may make your bad mood dissipate in the short term, in the long-term research suggests it has detrimental effects on happiness. Can healthy food actually make you happy? Yes, according to researchers, healthy eating, particularly fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and quality sources of protein can make you happy.

7 Superfoods that can Improve Your Mood

Get ready – to put a smile on your face. Here are 7 superfoods that can actually make you happy?

  • Lettuce
  • Blueberries
  • Dark Chocolate*
  • Green Tea
  • Mushrooms
  • Apples
  • Salmon

*Small potential benefits are possible from eating small amounts of dark chocolate (80% or more cocoa) – this is NOT suggesting it is healthy to eat chocolate bars, chocolate ice cream, or that a food is ‘healthy’ because it contains chocolate.

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