3 surprising foods that actually make you happier

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Foods That Make You Happy, Smart and Sexy
When it comes to happiness, there are a few things that often reign true in making someone smile from ear to ear. Falling in love, doing things they're passionate about and being with people they care about. So what would you say if we told you food could easily make you happy?

Some of you would probably believe it (and more than likely experienced it) while others would think the thought is outrageous. You might say to yourself "Sure, foods that are really delicious make me happy for the moment, but not genuinely create happiness in my life."

Well, the truth is, certain foods don't just taste good, they can actually make you emotionally pleased. If we've got your attention, listen closely because we're about to narrow down exactly which foods they are. Take a look at 3 surprising foods that registered dietitian Jessica Lehmann says truly "make you feel better."

1) Seafood

Full of super fats like omega-3's to keep brain tissue healthy.


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2) Leafy greens

Contains phytonutrients that help elevate your mood.

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3) Chili peppers

Contains capsicum to increase blood flow to the brain.

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