8 Delicious Foods Proven to Make You Happier

It’s already common knowledge that dark chocolate makes you happy. But are there any other foods out there that are both delicious and joy emparting? Let’s take a look!

1. Bananas

They’re a funny shape! That should you in a good mood. Ok but seriously now. Bananas are rich in the B vitamin folate and several studies have linked low blood levels of folate and vitamins B-6 and B-12 to an increased risk for depression. Anecdotal evidence suggests two or three should do the trick. This isn’t hard science yet though so take it with a grain of salt. But at the very least you’ll get packed full of potassium which will lower your chances of having a stroke and also control your blood pressure.

2. Berries

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The flavonoid anthocyanidin, found in strawberries and blueberries, has been linked to a reduction of inflammation, which in turn has been associated with increased depression.