You pursue despondency, apathy and depression? Include in your diet, these products - and life will shine bright colors!
Perhaps you do not know yet, but January is considered one of the most depressed months of the year, especially the second half. This is not surprising: after prolonged holidays, abundant food and libations, idleness and parties you are faced with the need to re-harness oneself in a job. This can not but grieve!
If at the same time you eat fast food, a lot of fatty food and sweets, your mood gets worse: this food does not cure depression, and even makes it worse. For the simple reason that it contains too little of useful nutrients, vitamins and minerals that keep your immune system in order, and the mood - in tone. Low consumption of minerals such as iron, selenium, magnesium, and vitamin B12 and folic acid, leading to fatigue, insomnia. And yet - it exacerbates depression and causes bad moods.
We list those products that are easy to include in your diet!
Dark chocolate. It increases the production of serotonin, the hormone of happiness. Just keep in mind that there should be chocolate with a cocoa content of at least 70%.
Salmon. It contains omega-3 fatty acids that help to cope with the symptoms of depression.
Oatmeal. It helps to ensure that the blood sugar level rises slowly, and thus you will not be exposed to sudden changes in mood.
Eggs. Excellent source of vitamin B12 deficiency which provokes a bad mood and depression.
Offal. The liver, kidneys, and other by-products are rich in selenium, a mineral that is "responsible" for the nervous system and enhances immunity.
Seeds of pumpkin. They contain in excess magnesium (and its deficiency results in deterioration of mood and depression).
Barley. Carbohydrates included in it, contribute to the production of tryptophan, which in turn, increases the release of serotonin, happiness hormone.
Lean red meat. It contains iron, which is necessary for normal health. If the body lack of iron, have increased fatigue.
Asparagus. This is one of the richest plant sources of tryptophan (which, as we have said, helps produce the hormone of happiness).
Mussels. They contain large amounts of vitamin B12 and iron. Vitamin B12 supports the nervous system healthy, reduces irritability, improves concentration, memory and balance.
From what foods should refrain
- All those foods that contain high levels of refined carbohydrates (sugar, flakes from cereals, and other semi-finished products).
- Alcohol, milk chocolate, milk.