Researchers have discovered that low levels of folate and tryptophan are linked to depression. However asparagus and turkey have plenty of tryptophan which can stabilize your mood by encouraging the brain to produce more serotonin.
These potatoes contain powerful antioxidants, such as anthocyanins, which reduce brain inflammation (that is associated with depression) and boost short-term memory.
The lycopene found in tomatoes is an antioxidant which fights against brain inflammation. To make the best out of it, you can eat them with some olive oil which will increase the absorption of lycopene.
Although coconuts are mostly used in unhelthy desserts, they contain medium-chain triglycerides which are fats that fuel better moods and promote general brain-health.
This dessert improves the blood-flow to the brain and give you a boost in concentration and mood.
Eggs contain Zinc, Vitamin B, Iodine and Omega 3 which not only keep you energized, but they can also keep you full for a longer time. A research has discovered that people who have eggs for breakfast lost considerably more weight than those who ate bagels.
Honey contains kaempferol and quercetin which reduce brain inflammation and prevent your body from going into “fat-storage” mode.
The Iodine, Selenium and Zinc found in mussels support the thyroid glandand vitamin B12 strengthens your brain cells.
Being very rich in magnesium (which is a nutrient that increases energy), Swiss chard can make you feel happier and more active.
Greek youghurt is very rich in Calcium which causes a release of happiness-inducing neurotransmitters. It also contains more protein than regular yoghurt so it makes weight-loss easier.