Do you find yourself irritated and in a foul mood for no apparent reason? Worry not because these 10 food items are not only healthy and delicious, they can also improve your mood and make you feel better:

1.  Banana

Vitamin B6 converts amino acid tryptophan into the hormone serotonin which is responsible for lifting one's mood and aiding in better sleep. 

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2. Eggs

Choline, present in eggs, is a nutrient that can boost the mood, help in the production of antioxidants and neurotransmitters to ensure proper functioning of the brain.

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3. Lentils 

Its complex carbohydrates help in improving the production of the feel-good neurotransmitter serotonin that ensures a happy state of mind. 

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4. Cereals

The presence of calcium in cereals helps in reducing stress and anxiety.

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5. Dark chocolate

Consuming dark chocolate causes the release of endorphins, the feel-good hormones that can lower anxiety and stress levels.

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6. Spinach 

The Vitamin B present in Spinach cures depression and boosts the production of serotonin. 

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7. Chia seeds 

Omega 3 fatty acids, protein and magnesium in Chia seeds act as natural relaxants that keeps your spirits high. 

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8. Bell peppers

High in Vitamin C and antioxidants, bell peppers reduce stress levels and uplift mood. 

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9. Ginger tea

Antioxidants in ginger tea are responsible for the secretion of endorphins that maintain calmness.  

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10. Fish 

Omega 3 fatty acids present in fish have anti-depressant benefits. 

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Eat your way to a happier state of mind.