Foods that can adversely affect your brain and mood: caffeine, alcohol, trans fats, and foods with high levels of chemical preservatives or hormones (such as certain meats).
- Don’t skip meals.
- Minimize sugar and refined carbs.
- Boost your B vitamins. Deficiencies in B vitamins such as folic acid and B-12 can trigger depression.
- Boost your mood with foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids play an essential role in stabilizing mood.