4 Scientifically Proven Recipes That Will Make You Happy
Chock-full of happiness-inducing ingredients, these dishes could be just the thing to help you shake out of a funk.
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The Mood-Enhancing Green Side
Dark, leafy vegetables are some of the healthiest foods you can eat
, and here's one more reason to load up on them: Many are off-the-charts in folate
, a B vitamin that, when deficient, has been linked to depression. Researchers have found that upping the folate levels of depressed patients may assist in reducing symptoms of depression
. This warm spinach-salad recipe is a keeper; it's easy to make, doesn't require many ingredients and gets an unexpected crunch from toasted panko and sesame seeds.
Get the recipe: Wilted Spinach with Golden Sesame-Garlic Crumbs