Stabilize Mood Swings – Be Happy: Berry Almond Blast

Want another feel-good smoothie? Try this yogurt smoothie worth tasting:

BERRY ALMOND BLAST

You can throw just about anything in a smoothie to enhance its flavor such as honey, tofu, jams, any combination of fruits, peanut butter, juices, etc., but keep in mind it will effect the nutritional values.

1/2 cups frozen whole berries (use blackberries,strawberries or raspberries)
1 cup nonfat soy milk
3/4 teaspoons almond extract
1/2 cups silken tofu (about 4 ounces)
2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Makes 2 smoothies.

Good to Know:

"Omega-6 fats in Almonds boost E1 levels, key to maintaining energy and mood", explains Dr. Teitlbaum.

Almonds contain Magnesuim which helps the brain produce dopamine, a neuro transmitter that stabilizes mood swings caused by surging progesterone during ovulation - says Carolyn Dean, M.D., N.D., outhor od The Miracle of Magnesium.

Want another feel-good smoothie? Try this yogurt smoothie worth tasting:

Double-Peach Yogurt Smoothie

1 cup(s) peeled, sliced peaches
1 cup(s) peach juice or nectar, chilled
1/2 cup(s) vanilla low-fat yogurt
3 ice cubes

In blender, combine peaches, peach juice, yogurt, and ice and blend until mixture is smooth and frothy. Pour into 2 tall glasses.

The scent that makes you skinny effortlessly! Simply smelling a peach can help you shed 24 pounds this month without dieting, report scientists at Chicago's Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation. Sweet scents trick the brain into feeling full, so food intake drops, says study author Alan Hirsch, M.D. The effect is so powerful, subjects lost up to 6 pounds per week, says Hirsch.

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Article Posted: October 3, 2013

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