Breakups are a total bummer, but according to health experts, they could also take a serious toll on your health. They can cause emotional ups and downs, making way for anxiety and depression, which is why eating the right foods for such a detrimental low phase in your life can be extremely beneficial.
By knowing what to eat, you could help boost your mood, which can make it easier to deal with the pain of the breakup. With that said, here are 10 to be mindful of.
Nuts are complete with omega 3 fatty acids as well as proteins and minerals, helping your body to better deal with emotional pain.
Dark chocolate can boost your mood, so take a bite off to deal with your heartbreak, but be mindful not to overindulge.
Onions are full of sulphur, and, along with being able to heal inflammation and regulate blood sugar, they can also boost your mood.
Your energy levels will get a boost by consuming ginger, as the sulphur in them can dissolve the excessive calcium deposits in your body.
Garlic also contains sulphur, so try having some with water each morning.
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This is one of the best detoxifying foods, so heal yourself after a breakup by cleaning out your system.
Raw foods are great for boosting your body's energy levels, research has found. Eat a salad for lunch and save your cooked veggies for dinnertime.
Eating potassium is important during this low phase in your life, so consume some pomegranates, kiwis, avocados and bananas.
Fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which a recent study has found works to alleviate depression. The vitamins in fish also help your body to produce feel-good hormones as well.
These vegetables are full of chlorophyll and magnesium, the latter a necessary mineral for keeping brain and heart function at their best. Leafy greens are also said to lessen blood pressure, muscle aches, stress, anxiety and depression.
Juice Made Of Sprouts
Sprouts have potassium and give your body important nutrients that help to cope with such emotional lows.
Have you made sure to consume any of these foods while dealing with a breakup?
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