Boost your Mood: quick lunch video-recipe
Boost your Mood: In this video, we look at chemical composition of ingredients, and how to mix them in order to get the greatest synergistic effects to beat stress and anxiety.
We talked about why and how certain foods are great for supporting your system fight stress here.
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Boost your mood
With the hours of sun diminishing and the days getting colder and darker as winter approaches, it is easier to experience low mood.
This is absolutely normal, as with less Vitamin D, activation of the happy neurotransmitter serotonin is impaired.
Before you hole up for winter or take an handful of anxiolytics and antidepressants, make sure to establishnutritional balance, which is the foundation for emotional balance, despite being ignored by most psychiatrists and practitioners.
The World Health Organisation rated depression as the leading cause of disease burden amongst high income countries.
Depression is an increasingly common disorder that is characterised by states of anhedonia (a pervasive low mood), reduced energy, concentration, attention and memory as well as slowness in achieving tasks, low self esteem, feelings of guilt and worthlessness, states of agitation, sleep and eating disturbances and can lead toideas or acts of self harm.
Despite food does not have the power to change dramatic life conditions, it does have the ability to regulate nutritional deficits associated with biochemical dysregulation, giving you mental clarity, energy and balanced mind to take charge of your life.
If you are feeling down, continue reading and learn how to cook yourself happy and vibrant!
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