10. Vitamin B6 for boosting mood
Vitamin B6 helps with neurotransmitter production, and is essential for the transformation of tryptophan into serotonin, which helps to regulate mood. Vitamin B deficiency can increase the risk of depression, and studies have suggested that vitamin B6 can help reduce depression symptoms.
Although it’s rare to be a B6 deficient, research shows that many people could have a mild deficiency.
The RDA for vitamin B6 is 1.3 mg/day for adults
Where to find it: Free range poultry, tuna, salmon, shrimp, lentils, beans, spinach, carrots, bananas, sunflowers seeds and brown rice.
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