5 foods that make you happy and lose weight
Salmon: Try replacing red meat in your meal by Salmon fish. Experts say that the omega-3 present in this is linked to better moods and it also helps in maintaining healthy body weight. Try Salmon fish at least three times a week.
Spinach: The tin of spinach in Popoye reminds us that this hearty green veggie can pump up our energy level whenever we feel tired and irritable. Spinach is rich in vitamin A, B, C, magnesium, proteins and it’s a solid source of iron. Researches also say that spinach can boost weight loss as it reduces craving for sweets and salty junk food.
Cherry Tomatoes: Cherry tomatoes are rich in the phytonutrient lycopene, which helps in slow downing the growth of inflammatory compounds that causes bad moods and feelings of lethargy. These small low-calorie tomatoes also keeps you on track with your plans of weight loss.
Tuna fish: Tuna fish is also rich in omega-3 while grains are known for keeping you feel good. Experts say tuna prompt the body to release the mood-regulating hormone serotonin, leading to feelings of contentment. On the other hand whole grains also promote satiety and makes you less likely to overeat.
Blueberries: The beautiful color of berries makes you lively. Berries get their color from a purple pigment called anthocyanin and they are mood enchanters. Berries are also high in fiber and water which make you feel full for a time when you eat it.