We all have those days when we feel invincible! We can do anything on our “to do” list and still have energy leftover to workout, call an old friend, play with the kids and do yard work! We also have those days when we can’t stand up for too long and feel drowsy, sluggish, irritable, and unmotivated, like as if we have to drag ourselves just to get through the day.
Well, there’s a reason for that! Convincing scientific research found links between our mental health and physical health. We now have a better understanding of how food and mood are connected. And guess what? Nutrition is not only the foundation of a healthy body, but also a healthy MIND!
Eating healthy and providing the nutrients that your body needs to function can help you manage your mood! The opposite can be said about eating poorly, as it can impair how capable we are of feeling happiness and joy. It can also interfere with how we manage and cope with stress. No human being is immune to mood fluctuations and stress. Problems can arise from mental health issues, how we control our mood and how we react to stressful situations. Here are a few nutrition tips that you can easily implement to help you handle your mood so you can feel happier and healthier:
If you’re tired of feeling tired, pay attention to what you’re eating and how you’re eating. Small changes, such as adding more veggies to your meals and cutting back on caffeine, can make huge impacts on your energy level and mood throughout the day.