6 New Ways to Boost Your Mood with Food

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Foods for better moods

But plenty of tasty options exist that actually do the opposite: boost your mood and your energy, and set you up to perform better, too. "Food choices that you make every day influence your brain's ability to grow and heal," says Drew Ramsey, MD, co-author of The Happiness Diet. "The foundation of good mental health is good wholesome food." There are ways to navigate the most up-to-date nutritional science to optimize your best choices. It's all about relying on the new truths of eating—and drinking.

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