Did you find yourself dreading the holidays? Do you fight off depression during the winter months when it can be dark, cold, grey, dreary – and stressful? The good news is that by choosing the right foods, you can eat your way into a better mood. “Mood foods” increase your levels of serotonin, a neurotransmitter found naturally in the brain, bowels, and blood platelets. Serotonin, among other things, contributes to feelings of happiness, relaxation, and general well-being.
Last week we discussed the need for Vitamin D and the three phase conversion of Vitamin D3 from the sun, to your skin and your entire body. This week we’ll go a little deeper on how to further support your body in this process.