Food affects mood in a whole host of surprising ways, from vitamin links in metabolic pathways, to our associations with birthday cake.
The biological impact of food on mood
Food and mood are closely related. Whether you feel irritable because you haven’t eaten or you feel like you need to eat comfort food because you’ve had a hard day, the two things are difficult to separate. We have a couple of things going on here. On the one hand there is the psychological prop of having something comforting, and on the other there is the biological need for nutrients. Both are important.Read more “International Happiness Day: How Does Food Affect Mood?”