Healthy Winter Foods

Monday 19th December 2011

The best food to beat the winter blues!

Fish

Vitamin D is produced by the body when it is exposed to sunlight and a deficiency of it over the winter months is thought to be one of the causes of SAD (seasonal affective disorder). Found in especially high levels in fish, vitamin D might help relieve mood disorders by increasing the amount of serotonin - one of the neurotransmitters responsible for the 'feel good factor' - in the brain.
http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/healthydiet/nutritionessentials/fishandshellfish/

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