SCIENCE HAS has increasingly revealed the vital ways in which food impacts our mood and some of the best weapons to help cure crankiness can be found in your local supermarket.
For your brain to function optimally, it needs to have the right nutrient building blocks available, and omega-3 fats are one of the most important when it comes to boosting your mood. Growing evidence suggests that consuming inadequate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids is associated with depression and poor moods.
Cherries’ powerful bundle of antioxidants helps protect your brain from free radicals, which enables your brain chemistry to be optimized for a good mood.
Appease your sweet tooth with medjool dates. Their rich, creamy texture and super-sweet taste still give you that rush of satisfying pleasure. But unlike chocolate or sweets, dates are chockfull of fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to keep your energy up in a more sustained way.