A systematic review found dark chocolate improves mood. Tryptophan, theobromine, and phenylethylalanine make chocolate happy
Bananas indirectly regulate mood. Bananas are high in vitamin B6, which is needed to make serotonin.
Coconut may help you escape the winter blues and feel tropical. Coconut contains energy-boosting medium-chain triglycerides.
For the 1 billion coffee drinkers worldwide. Coffee is making the world happier one sip at a time, so drink it in moderation.
Avocados' healthy fats reduced women's anxiety in a 2020 study. Avocados contain vitamin B, which reduces stress, so eat more of them.
Antioxidants, or flavonoids, in berries may alleviate depression. Another study found that blueberry juice consumption slowed cognitive decline with age.
Sauerkraut, kimchi, kefir, kombucha, and yoghurt help maintain gut health and mood. Probiotics from fermentation support gut bacteria.
Vitamin D, found in mushrooms, may improve mood. Mushrooms are the only non-animal food source with bioavailable Vitamin D.