Article 1: Good-mood Munchies
It is never be late for you to enjoy
interesting and delicious munchies. Many studies show that some foods can help
balance hormone and substances secreted from the brain, which helps the mind be
happy and relieves stress. ‘You can create wonder for your mood from inside the
body’ – according to Mitzi Dulan, R.D, co-author of the book named The All-Pro
The followings are 5 attractive munchies for you to
1. Bell pepper
This type of pepper contains plenty of
vitamin C and can help the body limit producing cortisol – a stressful hormone.
Yellow bell pepper has the highest vitamin content (341 mg), the next one is
red pepper (209 mg), and the last one is green pepper (132 mg).
2. Juglans regia
Eat a moderate amount of Juglans regia
every day will have positive effect on heart and control weight. The latest
study of Barcelona University proves that nucleus like almond and hazelnut
seeds can increase the concentration of serotonin – a hormone that makes the
mood comfortable and happy. For the best effect, eat raw and do not peel them.
Half cup of chickpea supplies 141 mg of
folate - a vitamin B which is essential to produce the Dopamine chemical
compound in the brain to make your mind conscious.
It is a stress relief food that contains
much vitamin B which is essential to produce serotonin. Besides, avocado also
supplies plenty of potassium to reduce blood pressure.
5. Sunflower seed
When lacking magnesium, the body will
reduce the rate of producing dopamine, which makes you feel tired. To get
stable, you need to absorb 320 mg of mineral every day. Sunflower seed can be a
choice for you. Each ounce of the seed can provide 91 mg of mineral for the
Article 2: Juice Up!
The latest studies prove that fresh fruit
juice can bring much nutrition for your health
1. Tart cherry
The latest study from the book called
European Journal of Nutrition proves that drinking 1 ounce of tart cherry juice
will make your sleep sounder and longer.
2. Organic tomato
Drink a moderate amount of organic fruit
will have positive effect for the body. Recent studies of Barcelona University
indicates that drinking regularly nutritional organic tomato juice will help
you increase the content of polyphenol – an anti-oxidization compound that can
reduce the threat of cancer – better than other normal products from the farm.
The latest study of Worcester Polytechnic
Institute proves that cranberry juice has more nutrition than pure cranberry
(often used in clinic treatment method). Cranberry juice is effective in
preventing the attack of bacteria causing urinary tract infection.