11 Instant Mood-Boosting Foods

True happiness is just a forkful of healthy brain food away.

By Leah Zerbe


Wanna boost your mood? Snack on lemon Macaroons!Lemon Macaroons

Sugar is a known mood annihilator, but that doesn't mean you have to completely give up on desserts. The authors of The Happiness Diet devised a citrus-rich macaroon recipe chock-full of brain-healthy coconut, a health food boasting medium-chain fats that fuel better moods. And the lemon provides not just a burst of flavor, but also brain-protecting flavonoids. Give this recipe for Mood-Boosting Lemon Macaroons a go this weekend.

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