Food not only affects how you look, but also how you feel…

There are numerous reasons why people eat food – for nutrition, for growth, for building muscle and bones, for fun, and also to uplift their mood.

But you don’t need to stuff yourself with pizza and doughnuts to get a ‘high’ from your meal. There are many healthy foods that can help make you feel good on the inside, and look good on the outside.

Take a look at some mood-boosting foods below:

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1. Chocolate

It is no surprise that chocolate is at the top of the list. That’s because it is usually the first food that most people run to when needing a mood boost.

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When it comes to which one to choose, dark chocolate is the best choice. This is because it has high amounts of cocoa and antioxidants. These antioxidant molecules called flavonoids and phenolic phytochemicals have great health benefits, and give you a boost without the negative health consequences of milk chocolate which is high in sugar.

A block or two of dark chocolate is all you need to feel a positive effect.

Click page 2 below for more foods to help lift your mood…