Although in the spring people tend to feel much more animated and cheerful (you can know more about why Spring alters blood ), the truth is that, at certain times, especially in winter, it is common for the mood he resents a lot
One of the causes is the reduction of the hours of light, and the possible effect that this causes in our organism. Taking into account that the melatonin (considered as the sleep hormone ) tends to remain inactive with light, and that it is governed by our light-dark cycles, at this time of year the pineal gland produces an excess of melatonin, so we feel more tired and apathetic.
To make melatonin remain inactive most of the day, the recommended increase serotonin levels , a neurotransmitter that gives us a sense of well-being and positively affects our mood.
Increase serotonin levels naturally
For increase serotonin naturally It is essential to follow a balanced and healthy diet, but above all, a diet rich in foods with a high content of serotonin .
To do this, you can not miss food such as:
- Whole grains
- Dairy: like cheese.
- Fruits: like the banana, as well as fruits in general.
- Fish and meats
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