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Did you know that what you eat greatly influences your mood?

Did you know that what you eat greatly influences your mood?

Do you often feel your stomach bloated and in pain? Have you noticed any depressive symptoms lately? Are you tired more easily? You may be going through a time of stress, that you have a condition that only the doctor can diagnose, or that you are feeding improperly.

And everything we eat at the end of the day has a direct impact on our mood. Do anti-inflammatory diets sound about you? We are not saying that you have to start a strict regimen, it is just that you are aware of what foods are good for your body, and which ones are not, finding the balance that helps you lead a life in harmony.

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In addition to reducing as much as possible processed foods, trans fats, and refined sugars, this is what you should add to your weekly shopping list to have an iron spirit. Take note!:

MAGNESIUM

You will find it in green leafy vegetables, but you can also consume it in oral capsules. Why is it so important? Very simple, because it controls the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, responsible for keeping your stress response system at bay.

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OMEGA 3

Present in foods such as flaxseed oil, soybean oil or canola oil; in nuts and other seeds; and in fish like salmon, among others. Fundamental to reduce depression and anxiety.

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CHIA SEEDS

If they are so fashionable, it is for something. These small black seeds are an excellent source of Omega 3, contain a high amount of tryptophan, and therefore, contribute to increasing serotonin levels.

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PUMPKIN SEEDS

Magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc ... Always keep them in the pantry, and your body (and mind) will thank you.

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Lentils

Old food, and very healthy for your mood! In addition to being an energy kick, they contribute to maintaining blood glucose levels.

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ASPARAGUS

Apart from combining with a lot of different dishes, asparagus is rich in fructooligosaccharides and folic acid, and improves intestinal transit.

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AVOCADO

Another trendy food full of healthy fats that will help you maintain sugar levels, and enjoy the beauty with its flavor.

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