CHICAGO (CBS) — What you eat doesn’t just affect your physical health, it can also impact your mental and emotional health.
CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot talks to registered dietitian and president of 80 Twenty Nutrition Christy Brissette about surprising foods that can boost your mood.READ MORE: Man Who Drove Up To Chicago Skyway Toll Bridge And Stopped Had Been Shot On Dan Ryan; 3-Year-Old In Car With Him Was Not Injured
“Dark chocolate is fantastic for mood boosting,” says Brissette. “It’s helpful in lowering stress hormones and it also boosts dopamine.”READ MORE: Woman Dead After Dragging Officer With Car Before Crashing Into Business In Dolton; Shots Fired By Police
Bread can also help to boost serotonin levels that gives a mood boosting impact,” adds Brissette.MORE NEWS: Chicago Party Aunt Twitter Account Inspires New Netflix Animated Series
For more on mood boosting foods, visit 80 Twenty Nutrition which lists more of the best things to eat that can regulate how you feel.