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The Food Mood Connection: Learn What Carbs, Protein and Fat Can Do To Your Mood

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Nutrient

Food Sources

Neurotransmitter/ Mechanism

Proposed Effect

Protein

Meat, Milk, Eggs, Cheese, Fish, Beans

Dopamine, Norepinephrine

Increased mental alertness, Increased concentration

Carbohydrate

Grains, Fruits, Sugars (natural and processed)

Serotonin

Increased calmness, relaxation

Fats

Meats;

Dairy

Reduced blood flow to the brain

Excess calories in a meal is associated with decreased alertness and concentration after the meal

Calories

All Foods

Reduced blood flow to the brain

Excess calories in a meal is associated with decreased alertness and concentration after the meal

Last modified on Saturday, 26 December 2009 13:32
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