Everyone has their own version of comfort food.
Maybe it was a snack you enjoyed eating as a kid or simply something that satiates your sugar craving.
Regardless – it always serves the same function—to make you feel ‘better’.
But what if all this time the very thing you think is improving your mood is actually making it worse?
No one needs to tell you how certain foods are bad for your health.
When you’re feeling down in the dumps though you’re not exactly concerned about cholesterol.
You’re feeling blue and you figure worrying about your weight can wait.
And that’s precisely the problem.
When you think that delicious treat is only affecting your waistline – chances are high it’s also playing havoc with the hormones and neurotransmitters that control your moods.
Sure a little treat every now and then can bring a bit of joy to your day.
The problem comes in when you begin to rely on those foods as a mental health crutch.
If this is sounding a bit too familiar you may want to take a gander at this list of 10 foods that are some of the main culprits when it comes to messing with your mood.