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Smart Food Choices Can Increase Your Happiness

Various fresh vegetables: broccoli, peppers, carrots, tomatoes, etc. Various fresh fruits: apples, oranges, bananas, berries, etc. Oil & Vinegar Whole grain bread Whole grain Pasta (1 cup cooked) Whole grain cereal (unsweetened) (1 cup) Fat free milk (1 cup) Reduced fat or fat-free cheese (2 ounces cubed)
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Many people reach for their comfort food of choice when they are feeling low. More often than not that means chocolate, candy or foods that are high in fat. Even though your favorite treat can act like a quick fix, it probably leaves you feeling worse than before when your blood sugar level drops. In this week's "Health and Wellness" nutritionist Elisa Zied shows us how to choose foods that will have lasting effects on your mood and your overall health.