Feeling blue? Gobble up with some food that contains tryptophan – a certain amino acid that’s scientifically proven to help make you feel more happy and cheerful. Here’s the list of such much-needed delicacies:
1. Dark Chocolate
Contains lots of antioxidant, dark chocolate naturally boost your mood due to its N-acylethanolamine; it helps stimulate the brain to release endorphines. Chocolate is also known to boost immune, good for the heart and help guard your cognitive system.
When life gives you lemon…go grab an avocado! Rich in Omega-3 and vitamin B3, the fruit boost serotonin and will make you happy. And it’s also healthy!
3. Cherry Tomate
A good source of lycopene, the fruit is high in antioxidant – the combo makes a great way to combat depression, according to scientists.
Don’t go nuts, just eat it! All kinds of nuts is good for you since they’re rich in vitamin B, omega 3 and zinc. It’s proven that people feel happier and less stressful after consuming walnuts, almonds, pumpkin seeds, etc.
Remember seeing baby gets calm after a bottle of warm milk? Yes, milk contains ‘happy hormon’ that help regulate your mood. The protein within can give a calming effect to your body.