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: Burglars Target The North Face Store, Foot Locker In Wicker Park; Boost Mobile Nearby In Humboldt Park
“Dark chocolate is fantastic for mood boosting,” says Brissette. “It’s helpful in lowering stress hormones and it also boosts dopamine.”READ MORE: Crowds Return To Stores This Black Friday, But Supply Chain Issues Pose Challenges
Bread can also help to boost serotonin levels that gives a mood boosting impact,” adds Brissette.MORE NEWS: President Biden Restricts Travel From South Africa and 7 Other African Countries Due To New COVID Variant
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.