Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Foods that help lift your mood

Food is what fuels us, so what we eat can deeply impact how we feel, and/or help how we feel about things.

Cancer and cancer treatment is a rough road period, it can make you very emotional for many many months during treatment and even after. So here is a quick list of food to look at that is shown to help lift your mood. Be sure to check back on Sunday for some recipes that use mood lifting foods! Also if the support team, the parents, siblings, and friends are feeling down try eating from the list and maybe it will help lift you as well.

1. Leafy Greens
2. Fish
3. Mussels
4. Walnuts, Almonds, Hazelnuts
5. Blue Berries and other berries
6. Lentils, chickpeas, beans
7. Dark Chocolate, raw cacao powder or nibs
8. Pumpkin seeds
9. Foods with Probiotics.
10. Turmeric (a spice that is amazing and easy to add to dishes)

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