Your mood in the morning sets tone for the entire day at office or at home. Getting up in coarse and uncouth mood may ruin your day. But being up in a happy and jubilant mood can do wonders both at your work or home. Did you know that not only a fight or quarrel with near and dear ones can mar your day but a poor diet low on nutritional values can ruin your day as well?
Studies have shown that diet has an impact on your mood which has a strong influence on your productivity and self esteem. Metabolism is the process your body breaks down food and when your metabolism works at optimum level you feel energized throughout the day. There are some tips that help to elevate your mood and metabolism.
Refrain from skipping your meal- Missing your meal has a negative consequence on your mood and metabolism. It dips your sugar level leaving you feeling sick, fatigue and cranky. Your metabolism slows down and if you consume any food later on it isn’t burned off with efficacy and after that your brain gets hit. It is advisable to have a steady flow of nutrients throughout the day instead of gorging 3 big meals opt for 6 small meals as it has a benign affect on your mood and metabolism.
Hydrate yourself- Dehydration can sap your energy levels thereby taking a toll on your health as it can lead to headache, anxiety, fatigue, difficulty in concentrating, mood swings. So don’t wait to drink water when you are thirsty rather than that make a conscious effort to drink plenty of water to stay agile and elevated throughout the day.
Balanced Diet- Strive to achieve a perfect mix of proteins, carbohydrates and fats for a well rounded and balanced diet. Healthy diet is composed of an apt mix of fruits, vegetables, proteins but it may vary depending upon age, gender and body size.
Get an Energy Upsurge by including “Good Mood “foods- Foods that are rich in amino acid tryptophan and polyunsaturated omega 3 fats increases serotonin level in the brain thereby rendering ecstatic, optimistic and calming effect. Add bananas, avocados, walnuts, sunflower seeds, fish and walnuts.
A healthy diet works best in escalating your mood and metabolism when combined with regular exercise regime as it boosts energy, speed up the metabolism and keeps you in elevated mood. Stay Jubilant and Savor the Day!