"A healthy mind in a healthy body"
This expression is very significant when we pay enough attention to it. It is clear that the body and mind are closely linked, if one goes badly the other will necessarily follow and if imbalance there is, the problems are never far away.
To maintain moral health, it is important to keep a perfect balance between the maintenance of the body and that of the mind. This can only be achieved with a healthy and balanced diet but also with daily sports exercises.
It is not for nothing that doctors, nutritionists or sports coaches place a lot of emphasis on healthy eating.
Fruits and vegetables may contain strong antidepressants that promote the production of positive energy and hormones responsible for happiness.
In this article, we will give you some examples of holy foods with incredible benefits on the body and morale, to consume without moderation!
1. Green vegetables:
Anything green, we say ok! Do not hesitate to consume green vegetables such as cabbage, spinach or chard that are rich in vitamin B9, it is excellent to keep your spirits up.
2. Citrus fruits:
Oranges, clementines and other fruits of the same family are the perfect fruits for the winter season because of their vitamin B9 content, essential for good serotonin production. You can eat them alone or accompanied by your meals.
Oats have vegetable proteins more precisely tryptophan which contributes to the manufacture of serotonin, a hormone that calms pain, improves sleep and mood. Oatmeal is eaten as porridge, dessert or even soup.
Sardines or salmon for example are rich in omega 3, fats known for their benefits on the heart, but not only! Eating sardines or salmon goes a long way to improving your morale. Indeed, the omega 3 and vitamin D present in these fish act directly on the chemical messages emitted by the brain and which are responsible for mood such as dopamine and serotonin.
In addition to vitamin D that helps put a smile back on your face, eggs contain proteins that promote the secretion of serotonin, an essential for a good mood. It is advisable to consume eggs in the morning at breakfast.
The best for last… Who doesn't love chocolate? And in addition to its mesmerizing taste, it has a lot of medicinal qualities. Rich in antioxidants and magnesium, chocolate may well help you smile again, according to a 2013 study in the Journal of Psychopharmacology. That said, it should not be abused! Because it remains a fatty and sweet food. Preferably opt for dark chocolate.
This is enough to enrich your menu of the week while remaining healthy body and mind;)