Health Report – Mood bosting winter foods

A doctor with the Cleveland Clinic says a great source of Vitamin D is shitake mushrooms.

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Other good options include salmon, egg yolks, fortified cereals, milk and red meat.

Cravings and emotional eating are also common this time of year.

Try to avoid grabbing those sugary and processed snacks- which can drag down your mood over time.

Instead, eat things like sweet potatoes, beets and walnuts.

Spicy roasted chickpeas are another great alternative.

It’s important to remember that what you eat can not only impact your mood and sleep, but also your immune system.

Overall, it’s really all about mindful eating.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed about changing up your whole diet, just take it one step at a time.

You can try swapping out one food item each day, until you’ve found what works best for you.