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Did you know?.........

Looking to break free of the Blues? Whip up this sauce , it is full of nutrients proven to rein the stress hormones and send you levels of feel good brain chemicals soring!

Olive oil is full of Omega 3 fatty acids, which boost levels of happiness hormone serotonin!

Spinach provides foliate, which is essential for nerve function. In fact, the folate is in 3/4 cup of spinach alleviate depression in people with low levels, .

Capers contains rutin and quercetin anti-inflammatories that can soothe stiff joints.

Tomatoes -are rich in nutrients that deliver an uplifting energy boost

Mushroomprovide selenium, a deficiency of which is linked with Nervousness, crankiness and fatigue


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emilysmom1966

Asked by emilysmom1966 at 4:13 PM on Sep. 18, 2010 in Health

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  • Love it all except the capers, sounds good!
    sarasmommy777

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 4:16 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • Wow, really? With all the side effects of Chemo. Not being able to afford my 'scripts and my unbearable pain. I need to find some help/relief. Thank you for sharing!!
    Angellinda

    Answer by Angellinda at 4:19 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • Follows is a list of my personal favorite mood enhancing foods:
    - Chocolate covered almonds. Almonds help increase dopamine levels and chocolate stimulates the release of serotonin. Of course, dark chocolate is preferred.
    - Whole wheat bagels, toasted. Complex carbohydrates help raise the levels of serotonin.
    - Avocados. Avocados increase the levels of dopamine and healthy vegetable fats increase endorphine (feel good chemical) levels.
    - Oatmeal. For the same reason as the bagelincrease of serotonin levels from Complex Carbohydrates.
    Since everyone doesn't enjoy the same foods as I do, here are some guidelines to help you eat your way to happiness.
    - Complex Carbohydrates. These foods raise the levels of serotonin in the brain giving you a calm and relaxed feeling. Look for whole grains, brown rice, fruit, high fiber cereal, potatoes.
    - Fats. Vegetable fats increase endorphine levels. Healthy fat food in
    emilysmom1966

    Comment by emilysmom1966 (original poster) at 5:00 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • thxs i did not know
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 6:56 PM on Sep. 19, 2010

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