Feeling Down? Try These 4 Superfoods That Really Make You Happy

We love food, so we don’t really need an excuse to fill our bellies, but now according to some research, there are some foods that actually boost your mood!

So if you’re a foodie just like us, here are some awesome better-mood foods that you need to include in your recipes ASAP!

#1 – Mushrooms

One of the superfoods of the year. Mushrooms are full with vitamin D and when you up your vitamin D intake, you will experience a better mood. So, more quiche, salads and omelets full of mushrooms this season for a happier you.

#2 – Green Tea

We love our cup of green tea. It already has so many benefits and now it also can make you a happier person. According to research, if you drink 5 or more cups a day your psychological stress levels will become lower. If you are not a real fan of green tea, just put some tea leaves in your smoothie, soup or sauces, you can use it for so much more than just tea.

#3 – Coffee

YES! What would we do without coffee? According to research, drinking coffee in the morning can be linked to positivity, energy, kindness and pleasure (Duh, like we needed any research for that). Another benefit of coffee is that if you have 2/3 cups per day, you are less likely to experience depression in the long run!

#4 – Dark Chocolate

Another one that makes us happy before even eating it! The antioxidants in chocolate will lower your blood pressure, so you will be less stressed. It also helps to alleviate PMS symptoms (yes!) and of course, dark chocolate triggers a sense of euphoria that is similar to the feeling of being in love (with chocolate).

  • http://www.samroise.blogspot.com/ Samantha

    Sound like great tips! xx

  • Dara

    I did not see that one coming – yes I may have guessed green tea but mushrooms, coffee and chocolate??? Maybe it explains my generally upbeat approach to life, I consume plenty of all four of these xx https://champagneinateacup.wordpress.com/

  • http://fashionbackyard.blogspot.fr/ Camille Beygui

    Lovely tips !



  • http://josievictoriaa.blogspot.co.uk/ Josie Brownlee

    Dark chocolate! Can’t go wrong!! Interesting about mushrooms though!

    JosieVictoriaa // josievictoriaa.blogspot.co.uk // Lifestlye, Travel and Fashion

  • http://www.jennifersjournal.co.uk/ Jennifer Frank

    I love a good green tea, i’m a little bit addicted!

    Jen | Jennifer’s Journal x

  • http://www.ohjanuary.blogspot.co.uk Hannah Lucy

    Dark choc and coffee, my two favourite things!


  • http://rawrbows.blogspot.com.es/ Ariadna Morell

    Dark chocolate is my favourite, love it even more than milk chocolate! x

    Ariadna || RAWR BOWS

  • http://www.curiouslyconscious.com/ Besma | Curiously Conscious

    Simple and effective superfoods! I’m actually giving away three tins of matcha green tea at the moment if you’d like to enter: http://www.curiouslyconscious.com/2015/11/organic-matcha-green-tea-giveaway.html

    Besma | Curiously Conscious

  • Claire

    exactly what i needed today…perfect for when you are really tired…


  • https://pandaonavespa.wordpress.com/ Arianna

    I knew about the last three, but.. mushrooms?? Really? YAY! Happy me!


  • Megan McMahon

    This is a perfectly valid excuse to eat some dark chocolate! I’d never heard of mushrooms being a superfood so that’s interesting, although still doesn’t make me like them…
    Megan x meguana.co.uk

  • http://jaspooleblog.com Jas

    Hooray – CHOCOLATE!
    Jas Poole Blog | photography & lifestyle

  • http://www.cherryjamstreet.com Cherry Jam Street

    Coffee and chocolate! of course! so yummy


  • http://www.coolenl.tumblr.com coolenl

    Not really a fan of green tea but coffee and dark chocolate are definitely super foods. Both were my favorites, even just by the thought of it makes me happy. :)


  • seamingly

    I have been obsessed with all of these lately. Good to know that they’re doing me some good.

  • Erika

    I love all these foods! That’s great news!



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