When I’m stressed or feeling down, I’m quick to turn to chocolate – and I don’t stop at the recommended single high-cocoa dark chocolate square! That’s the trouble with emotional eating. Once you start, it’s hard to just say no more.

But there are better ways to get your smile back. The feel-good factor from chocolate is mostly a temporary sugar rush, although unprocessed raw cacao nibs are known for their antioxidant properties to help you fend off illness. I’m not talking about a Kit Kat bar, but those bits of the cacao beans themselves that have been roasted, separated from their husks and broken into smaller pieces. You can add them to your oatmeal or homemade trail mix.
Quick sugar high won’t give you a lasting boost

Don’t be fooled by the Oh Henry! bar commercials. Sugar and carbohydrate “highs” provide only short-lived mood boosts, even in the homestretch of winter when we’re eagerly checking the forecast for signs of spring.

New research says you can use food to tweak your brain for lasting happiness by doing what the French do: Reach for fruit, vegetables and fat.
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