Foods to Make You Feel Better

Suffering from PMS or high blood pressure? Just add these foods to your diet and you could be feeling better in no time



    Memory Loss

    “A glass a day might cut Alzheimer’s disease risk nearly in half,”  Dr. Walter G. Bradley, professor of neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, told SELF Magazine. The wine’s antioxidants may protect blood vessels from becoming damaged. 


    Melon has carotene and lycopene, which help block the effects of UV light, according to SELF Magazine.


    Beef supplies your body with iron, which aids red blood cells bringing oxygen to your organs. Nine to 16 percent of woman in America are anemic, and eating red meat is a good way to fight the condition.


    Skim milk can help relieve the anxiety and depression felt in PMS sufferers. The levels of these nutrients may drop in your body in the days leading up to your period.

    Olive Oil

    High Blood Pressure
    A study at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore found that people who consumed 20 percent of their daily total calories from monosatured fats, like olive oil, reduced their blood pressure by nine points and their systolic pressure by five points, according to SELF Magazine.


    Carbohydrates can increase the serotonin in your blood, which in turn will make you feel happier. An “Archive of Internal Medicine” study found that people who ate high-carb diets for a whole year were less angry and less depressed than people who ate low-carb diets for a year, according to SELF Magazine.


    Sore Muscles
    Researchers at the University of Texas found that a bowl of cereal after an intense workout worked just as well as a sports drink in fostering recovery. Cereal has carbohydrates and amino acids, which help replenish glycogen stores and repair muscles, according to SELF Magazine.
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