We all get those days when we feel unnaturally blue and fed up – lacking in energy and optimism and wishing we could just go back to bed.
At times like these junk food and sugary treats can seem like the only options for boosting mood and getting you through the day. While these may bring temporary relief, in the long-term they could make you feel worse.
Studies have shown that tucking into healthier foods such as fruits and vegetables are far more beneficial for making you feel better all round.
So make sure you stock up on the following to ensure you make the best food choices for your feelings:
Whenever you can, add some asparagus to a home-cooked meal. These veggies are high in protein, vitamin B6 and most significantly, folic acid – which is a natural mood lightener.
Oats are highly nutritious – packed full of fibre, B vitamins, magnesium and potassium –...