There are lots of things we can do to improve our quarantine mood: get more sleep, mediate, exercise — and believe it or not we can also eat our way to happiness. No, not comfort food — superfoods. Immune support and wellness physician Dr. Taz Bhatia offers four foods that can make us happy.
Pumpkin seeds have a ton of zinc and magnesium. “These two micronutrients are so important for our mood,” says Bhatia. “They help relax us.” Eating pumpkin seeds also helps us produce serotonin, the happy neurotransmitter.
Watch the video above for more on the foods that can put us in a good mood.