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Recipe for good mood: Stress disappears, resilience increases

Recipe for good mood: Stress disappears, resilience increases Recipe for a 'good mood' (photo: Freepik)

Even minor disappointments can disrupt plans, make you irritable and unhappy, and even lead to apathy. However, there is a recipe for a good mood, according to nutritionist Vira Kurin.

According to the expert, a great recipe for a good mood is a salad with avocado, walnuts, and nectarines.

The good mood will come from nectarine, which has truly wonderful properties: it relieves tension and anxiety, improves mood, alleviates insomnia, and increases stress resistance.

"The exquisite taste of the dish undoubtedly contributes to the formation of happiness hormones," the post says.

How to prepare the salad

To prepare the salad, you will need the following ingredients:

  • avocado - 1 piece
  • nectarine - 1 piece
  • walnuts or pecans - 10-20 g
  • blue cheese - 30-50 g
  • arugula

For the dressing, you will need:

  • honey - 1 tsp
  • olive oil - 1-2 tsp
  • balsamic sauce - 1 tsp
  • chili pepper (optional)

Mix all the ingredients and enjoy the incredible taste and benefits of the dish.

Other benefits of nectarines and avocados

Nectarines are rich in potassium, iodine, zinc, folic acid, ascorbic acid, vitamins A and C, and fiber. This fruit is beneficial for the nervous system and blood vessels. Substances in nectarines improve joint function, strengthen memory, boost the immune system, and are beneficial for peristalsis.

Avocado contains 20 vitamins and minerals, including folic and ascorbic acids, potassium, copper, and polyunsaturated fats, comprising 30% of its total mass.

The fruit has numerous health benefits. It lowers cholesterol levels in the blood and facilitates the easy absorption of vitamins.

Earlier, we reported on what helps to feel happy.

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