Oily fish are rich in omega-3, an anti-inflammatory associated to better moods. NCBI found that depressed patients benefited from an omega-3-rich diet.
NCBI reported that depressed patients lacked vitamin B6. Chickpeas are high in vitamin B6 and used to make hummus.
According to Men's Fitness, vitamin C has been shown to help decrease blood pressure and cortisol (a stress hormone).
You may improve your serotonin levels by eating spinach, which is high in B vitamins.
Antioxidants found in high concentrations in raspberries have been demonstrated in research to reduce symptoms of depression.
There is a surprising amount of tryptophan in mozzarella compared to turkey. The generation of serotonin and brain function are linked to this amino acid.
That is not to say that turkey isn't delicious! With this meat on the plate, you can get a protein and tryptophan boost.
According to Elle, this fruit contains vitamin B, which produces neurotransmitters that improve mood, such as serotonin and dopamine.
Broccoli has the most chromium. Karger says chromium helps synthesize mood-boosting neurotransmitters serotonin, norepinephrine, and melatonin.