It is a well-known fact that what you are is what you eat! So if you want to start feeling and looking good, here are some tips on our feel good diet!
Fibre Fibrous carbs fill you up and release serotonin steadily, so you can stay mellow as work stress starts to bite.
Food Tip: porridge, Weet-Bix or rye toast
Tryptophan Regular snacking keeps dopamine levels up, while the amino acid tryptophan will boost serotonin.
Food Tip: pistachios, beef jerky or soy nuts
Vitamin B6 A study in Neurochemical Research found this vitamin helps to maintain dopamine receptors in the brain.
Food Tip: sashimi, tuna or chicken salad
Tyrosine Like tryptophan, tyrosine increases the production of happy hormones, to keep you going through to 5pm.
Food Tip: banana, milk and cottage cheese
Vitamin E To enhance vitamin E’s cheering effect, add it to mood-enhancing lean protein for a dinner-time high.
Food Tip: steak and spinach, stir-fry with chilli, peanut and chicken curry