When we’re feeling down, sometimes all we want is a bar of chocolate to make us feel better. But does it actually work? Or is it just psychological, just comfort? Can food actually improve our mood? Hell yeah! Scientists have found out the secret to why some types of food make us feel good. Apparently, some flavours found in comfort foods are chemically similar to mood enhancing drugs. Therefore, they could have a similar effect.
Now let’s move on to what really matters. What are these ‘happy foods’ or ‘feelgood foods’?
No wonder that’s what we crave when we are feeling depressed.
On a cold rainy day or after a hard day at work or those times when we don’t feel like going out, a cup of tea seems to be all we need in the world. Now we know why.
- Berries – strawberry, raspberry and blueberry
Aphrodisiacs? Well, I guess more chances of wanting sex if you’re in a good mood.