Research confirms it: Junk food is bad for your mood. In this Health Smarts video, Kevin Soden, MD, reveals how processed food boosts your risk of depression. But an antioxidant-rich whole-food diet of fruits, vegetables, and fish helps prevent it.
Positive experiences trigger the release of dopamine into the brain’s “pleasure center.” That's why when you smile and laugh you experience feelings of pleasure and euphoria. Find out how to improve your mood with these simple tricks.