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Feeling Pessimistic? Eat This!

young boy eating a strawberry

Staying positive can often feel like a challenging chore more than a choice, yet you’ll often hear people say, “You choose when you want to have a good attitude. Choose to be happy.” Well, it’s not always that easy, even living here in our beautiful city, Traverse City, MI. What if we told you that eating certain foods can help you maintain a positive attitude? No longer does it just have to be “your choice” or “your chore” to stay positive, but natural healthy foods can help!

Berries are like nature’s candy. Not only are they sweet and flavorful, but they also have a lot of water and are easy to digest. Cups of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are basically buckets of positivity. Just eating the suggested serving size of a half a cup to one cup will aid you in feeling good and refreshed.

Avocados are another option for a quick positive fix. Did you know that you can often substitute avocados in place of butter? With many health benefits, a delightful flavor, and inviting green color, avocados bring a lot of good things to the table. Check out these Health Benefits of Avocados for more information about how this fruit can help you stay positive.

The next time you leave your apartment and walk around the Trailside45 Apartments community, why not pick up some yogurt? Packed with calcium, plain, nonfat Greek yogurt is a great treat for helping you remain positive. Unlike other yogurts, Greek yogurt is thicker and creamier, is low in lactose, and stocked with protein.

In addition to those we listed, enjoy the positive benefits that sweet potatoes, red cabbage, canned tomatoes, beans, eggs, and chicken noodle soup — all natural, of course! We hope you find that it’s easier to stay positive with a healthy diet of foods that are sure to put a smile on your face. Thanks for reading. Happy eating!