Mood-lifting drink

Mood-lifting drink

  • Are you experiencing bad moods or mood swings often?
  • Eating the right foods and drinking healthful drinks with mood-boosting ingredients can help.
  • This drink is packed with healthy foods such as pine nuts, chia seeds, coconut milk, and even coffee beans!
  • Let’s take a look at this mood-lifting drink recipe.
  • Chia seeds:
  • They are a great source of healthy fats like omega-3’s, which can provide a great energy boost and can uplift mood.
  • Coconut milk:
  • It is packed with brain healthy fats, which boost energy and mood.
  • Coffee beans:
  • They enhance blood circulation to the brain, which can increase alertness and decrease fatigue. A Harvard study showed that drinking coffee may lower depression in women.
  • Pineapple:
  • This tropical fruit helps stimulate the production of mood-boosting hormone serotonin.
  • Pine nuts:
  • They are a great source of manganese, which can prevent mood swings.
  • Process the following ingredients in a blender:
  • 1/3 cup of pine nuts
  • 1 tbsp of coffee beans
  • 2 tbsps of chia seeds
  • 2 ounces of coconut milk
  • 3 ounces of organic pineapple juice
  • 1/2 of frozen pineapple chunks or ice
  • Make sure ingredients are organic.
  • Enjoy!
  • As always: Check with your health practitioner before you change your diet and see if this is right for you. This drink is not meant to replace any treatment or drugs you are taking.
  • Rediscovering the treasured chia seeds.
  • Coconut milk is making a comeback.
  • Is drinking coffee good for your liver?
  • For the health benefits of pineapple.
  • For the health benefits of pine nuts.
  • REFERENCES:
  • 1. “Drinking Coffee May Decrease Depression Risk in Women.” HSPH News. Harvard School of Public Health, n.d. Web. 21 Jan. 2014.

 

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