C VITAMINS – This vitamin protects our cells and increases immunity to encourage optimal health.
Foods rich in C Vitamins:
Red, Orange, Yellow Bell Peppers
B VITAMINS – A deficiency in B vitamins can trigger depression.
Foods rich in B vitamins include:
Leafy green vegetables
VITAMIN D – A lack of vitamin D in the body can lead to depression and other health issues. It is difficult to get enough vitamin D from our diets and therefore this is a supplement that you may want to consider taking.
Foods high in Vitamin D include:
POTASSIUM – It decreases blood pressure and muscles spasms which can often keep people up at night.
Foods rich in potassium include:
OMEGA 3’s – These work on the central nervous system which plays a major role in our levels of anxiety and calm.
Foods rich in Omega 3’s include:
Flax Seeds (ground only)
Fish Oil (some research shows the liquid form is most efficiently absorbed into the body. I love the brand NutraSea in the lemon flavour)
WHEATGRASS – Wheatgrass is one of the most nutrient dense foods available. And it contains very high amounts of chlorophyll which is a natural mood and energy booster. I can speak from experience as I’ve experienced higher levels of energy after taking a wheatgrass shot.
TURMERIC – Is described as a natural mood enhancer, when I cook with it, it reminds me of a curry type flavor.