These whole foods help set you up for a sunny outlook. Some appear in our sunny mood-boosting recipes; others can easily be added to your own favorite dishes.
|wild salmon and shrimp||omega-3 fatty acids to fight inflammation and regulate brain chemistry|
|cherry tomatoes and watermelon||lycopene to prevent formation of pro-inflammatory compounds associated with poor mood|
|chili peppers||capsaicin to reduce inflammation throughout the body, including in the brain|
|beets, spinach, edamame, beans, and lentils||folate to support good mood and cognitive fitness|
|garlic||chromium and other compounds that function as natural mood stabilizers|
|fruits and vegetables||higher consumption is linked to psychological well-being|