6 Tips to Boost Your Mood and Metabolism

From everydayhealth.com  |  By , Medically Reviewed by Pat F. Bass, III, MD, MPH

Did you know some foods can actually boost your mood? Think bananas, avocados, dried apricots, walnuts and other foods high in the amino acid tryptophan. Tryptophan has been found to increase levels of feel-good serotonin in the brain, which adds to feelings of optimism and calm. Talk about comfort food!

Excerpt: ‘By making a few simple adjustments to your diet, you can elevate your mood and boost your metabolism. The benefits are potentially huge: Maintaining a good mood will help you stick to a healthy diet, be more productive, and increase your self-esteem.”

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