What you eat can impact your mood and how you are feeling. Putting thought into what foods you consume can make a difference in your anxiety. Certain foods increase serotonin levels which can improve mood and calm anxiety. However, not all foods that do so are good for you so it is important to also eat healthy foods and in reasonable portions.
You may not know it, but food can act as a powerful drug. Yes, foods high in carbohydrates can increase the neurotransmitter, serotonin, in your brain. You have probably felt its impact - you eat a large meal of pasta and bread and you feel really calm and peaceful and, of course, satiated. When you increase levels of serotonin,…