Happy Foods

A term coined by Stuart Berger, creator of The Southampton Diet, for foods that he believed produced positive neurotransmitters in the brain
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IFirst a survey listed the nation's top three happy foods as chocolate, curry and fish and chips, which is fair enough.
Well, many more happy foods have emerged since turkey.
3 SNACK ON "HAPPY FOODS": Certain nutrients in food can affect how we feel, so try stocking up on well-known happiness-inducing foods such as walnuts (for Omega-3 fatty acids), bananas (for serotonin-producing tryptophan and relaxing magnesium) and wholegrains (for mood-boosting B vitamins).
3SNACK 3 SNACK ON "HAPPY FOODS": Certain nutrients in food can affect how we feel, so try stocking up on well-known happiness-inducing foods such as walnuts (for Omega-3 fatty acids), bananas (for serotonin-producing tryptophan and relaxing magnesium) and wholegrains (for mood-boosting B vitamins).
Sloan said the site's biggest advertisers -- Happy Foods and Midwest Regional Credit Union -- have agreed to continue advertising.
Check out other happy foods taken from The Happy Plan by Charmaine Yabsley (Collins & Brown, pounds 12.99).
So it is important to include the so-called happy foods in your diet to stave off mood swings.
Eat happy foods. Flax seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce the symptoms of low mood and aid sleep.
Next time you feel exhausted or miserable, try eating some of these happy foods: p Bananas: A lack of magnesium is known to cause stress so eating foods rich in this mineral can help to reduce anxiety and help you sleep Other good sources are walnuts, green beans and wheat germp Orange juice: Is thought to reduce nervousness, bad moods and depression.