Welcome back! The food and mood connection is real and we know it. Sometimes we eat and our mood changes, and sometimes we eat because of our mood. Either way, the most important thing we need to remember is that we are the boss over food! If you’re like me, then you have info galore about healthy eating. The problem is not with food, but with our priorities and mindsets. What means more… to us, health or instant gratification? We make decisions all day long concerning food, unless our mind is set on the path we will take concerning it.
Food and Mood Connection Part 2 – Supplements to Consider
Vitamin C has been shown to reduce cortisol, which is the hormone that causes stress. Do you have stress? Unless you are getting a substantial amount of this vitamin from your diet, a daily supplement is a good idea. Because a folic acid deficiency has been linked to depression, you should consider taking a supplement. A lack of folate (Vitamin B9) causes anemia. Read What is Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia at Web MD. Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B12 are also helpful for a natural mood boost. Supplements that will help you control unhealthy cravings include vitamin B complex, Co-Enzyme Q10 and resveratrol. An excellent supplement which includes most of these vitamins and minerals is Active Core Complex for Women. I personally buy this multivitamin, and have purchased their (JAYLAB PRO) Omega Icon Krill Oil for years. These supplements provide most of the daily nutrients you need, bringing you peace of mind and health at the same time. Because food has such a big effect on your mood, you would be wise to utilize it to its full potential. Instead of choosing your meal based on what you desire at the moment, turn your plate into a powerful weapon! Fill it with foods that will fight depression and anxiety, and build and maintain your happiness. We deserve to feel joy right ladies? Modify your eating habits, take the right supplements and change your life for the better. Choose your mood by choosing your food, and …..