11 Instant Mood-Boosting Foods

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

By Leah Zerbe

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Wanna boost your mood? Eat more honey!Honey

Eating sugar unleashes harmful free radicals linked to disease—even cancer—inside of your body. Honey—although sweet like sugar—is packed with beneficial compounds such as quercetin and kaempferol that actually help clean up the free radicals and reduce inflammation. "Honey helps reduce inflammation, which is very important to maintaining a healthy brain," Dr. Ramsey explains. "Some depression actually stems from chronic, low-grade inflammation."

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