5 foods that can instantly lift your mood

These foods will lift your spirits and leave you feeling elevated

Ians July 23, 2015
These foods will lift your spirits and leave you feeling elevated. PHOTO: DESSERTAMPTIONS

If you are stressed or in a gloomy mood, consume coffee or fresh green vegetables, which can lift your spirits.

According to Foodpanda, following are some foods which help give you that much needed dose of happiness when you're down:


Coffee is a health elixir of the highest magnitude. Within half an hour, coffee reacts on our nervous system and generates hormones which alert the brain and increases concentration.

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It not only boosts your mood, but protects your heart, lowering the risk of several forms of cancer and reduces the risk of Parkinson's disease. Just one cup, and things change rapidly.

2. Fresh green vegetables and iron rich fruitsPHOTO: MUDFOOTED

Fresh green vegetables and iron rich fruits act as instant mood enhancers and help fight problems related to blood circulation and fatigue.


They help gain metabolism and with every sip you feel more energetic and happy. Known for their super nutrient power to combat stress, shakes are bound to boost your body's ability to fight free radicals.


Fish makes one feel better when depressed. Intake of fatty fish such as salmon, herring, sardines and tuna can elevate your mood and freshen you up.

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5. Ice cream Ice creams are the most loved desserts. A big bowl of this sweet frozen dessert always lifts the mood.


Timorlane | 8 years ago | Reply Very Nice Thank you ET
Rumormonger | 8 years ago | Reply “Ice cream causes brain freeze” say @Mrs Juicy Gossip after eating a litter of chocolate ice-cream.
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