Feel good food

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Feeling good could be as close as reaching for your fruit and vegetable basket. Here are some suggestions to raise your good vibrations.

Gazpacho – This classic raw soup with tomatoes and peppers delivers high levels of Vitamin C. These support the adrenals (our stress  glands) cope better. Other foods high in Vitamin C are broccoli, papaya, mango, kiwi, strawberries, cantaloups, pineapples, guavas, oranges. The highest levels are found in amla and acerola with camu camu berries registering the highest Vitamin C content of all fruits.

Pumpkin seeds – High in zinc which helps regulate mood, sleep and appetite

Walnuts, flax seeds, hemp seeds and algae – Rich in Omega 3. An important nutrient for peak brain activity. Omega 3 helps with depression.

Saffron – has show to improve depression symptoms.

Brazil nuts – Rich in selenium which helps to reduce anxiety.

Green leafy vegetebles – high in folic acid. People with depression have lower levels of folic acid. Folic acid also reduces risk of Alzheimer’s disease. 

Complex carbohydrates found in vegetables set of a process that elevates your levels of serotonin, a brain chemical that regulates well-being and calmness.

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To your good vibrations.

Fatma

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