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: Chicago Weather: Cooler Trend Next Week After Quiet Weekend
“Dark chocolate is fantastic for mood boosting,” says Brissette. “It’s helpful in lowering stress hormones and it also boosts dopamine.”READ MORE: Protesters Hold 'Healing Circle' At Site Where Adam Toledo Was Shot And Killed By Police; 'Our Presence Is A Form Of Resistance'
Bread can also help to boost serotonin levels that gives a mood boosting impact,” adds Brissette.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
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.