Nutrients affect your overall wellbeing and what you eat can boost your mood.
Dopamine and serotonin are neurotransmitters which are responsible for your mood.
It is a complete process but if your diet contains nutrients that promote the production or enhance the performance of neurotransmitters then research supports evidence of improved mood, mental alertness and recall efficiency.
So what food do we need to consume to maintain a healthy mind?
Omega-3 primarily found in oily fish, However, a quality supplement is ideal for those who do not consume fish or only eat one to two portions a week.
Leafy Greens such as spinach and broccoli contain folic acid and some B vitamins both recognised as contributors to improved sleep and alertness. Research has suggested that selenium found in broccoli can help alleviate anxiety.
Filtered water the secret to inner health. We often mistake hunger for thirst, we ignore the dryness of our skin and reach for face or hand cream, we dismiss headaches as a sign of hydration and blame stress or current pressures of the daily routine.
Drinking water is literally your life source. When your body cells dehydrate all your internal systems begin to malfunction. We experience disturbed sleep, cramps, brain fog, increased anxiety, general aches and pains and most importantly lack of energy.
The amount of water your body requires depends on your daily activity and food intake. However as a rule of thumb an adult should aim for approximately 6-8 glass (1.2 litres)
Filtering your water can enhance the purity,