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Foods To Beat Depression

Today is the World Health Day and the focus is on depression so below is menu to devised to increase the happy hormone serotonin. 

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that makes us feel good. It is manufactured from the amino acid tryptophan. Foods such as chicken, turkey, red meat and eggs are high in tryptophan. 


Protein smoothie - whey protein with banana, honey and coconut milk 

Handful of almonds 


Steak with sweet potatoes and buttered kale 


Roast chicken and quinoa salad with chopped avocado. 

In addition to this plan you can actually supplement 5 HTP 5-Hydroxytryptophan which is a naturally occurring amino acid that gets converted into serotonin. 

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