eat your way to happiness

We have a fascinating insights for you today! Research is finding more and more evidence linking nutrition and mental health; states author Alex Martin. As the saying goes, “You are what you eat,” and it couldn’t be more true when it comes to our well-being. 

nourish your mind, feed your happiness!

Did you know that the brain, like any other organ, thrives on proper nutrition? It’s a no-brainer that a well-nourished body supports a healthy, resilient mind. Plus, here’s a staggering fact: about 90% of our body’s happiness chemical, serotonin, is produced in the gut! 

When stress hits, it’s tempting to indulge in comfort foods. However, many of these options spike blood sugar levels, leading to even more stress. Let’s take a look at your diet. And before you start, we’re not suggesting you should eat raw foods like a bunny. Making small changes to your diet can make a world of difference. Think fiber-rich fruits, veggies, and whole grains to keep you feeling full and satisfied, all while nourishing your gut microbiome — fermented foods like yogurt, sauerkraut, miso, and kombucha! They’re not just tasty treats; they’re like a party for your intestines, promoting gut health and overall well-being.

At Alert, we stand for a Happy Work Life. We believe that people work better when they are happy. That’s why we continuously search for and share work happiness tips for you and your organization. Stay alert, stay nourished, and let’s create a healthier, happier and more productive workplace together! Would you like to make a real difference in your organization? Schedule an informal meeting.