7. Calcium for boosting mood
Low calcium levels are associated with symptoms of depression, and lower dietary intakes of calcium are associated with an increased risk of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Some studies have indicated that calcium supplementation can help with depression related to PMS.
The RDA for calcium is 1,000 mg/day for adults
Where to find it: Yogurt, cottage cheese, milk, canned salmon, spinach, kale, broccoli, black-eyed peas, baked beans, oranges and almonds.
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