Boost your mood with Citrus
Citrus fruits such as lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruit and are rich in vitamins and plant compounds and are a great way to boost your mood!
Vitamin C strengthens the immune system and keeps your skin smooth and elastic. Eating just one orange will provide you with all the vitamin c you need in a day! As well as vitamin C, citrus fruits can also provide your body with vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium and copper. They are rich in plant compounds that can be effective with anti-inflammatory and antioxidants.
One cup of orange segments contains four grams of fibre, meaning citrus fruits are a great source for gaining fibre into your diet. By doing this, you can improve your digestive health and help with weight loss.
Citrus fruits may also reduce your risk of kidney stones by raising your levels of citrate in your urine. Drinking citrus juices can offer a natural alternative to supplements and is something that can be easily implemented into your morning routine.
Citrus fruits have been linked to reducing the risk to certain cancers where multiple studies have found that those who had one serving of citrus fruit a day had lowered risks of specific cancers.
Eating Citrus fruits can boost your heart health where a study found that those who ate higher amounts of these fruits had lowers rates of heart disease, stroke and blood pressure.
Citrus fruits may protect your brain from neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s as these diseases are caused by inflammation. Flavonoids can be found within citrus fruits and have anti-inflammatory capabilities which help reduce this.
Citrus fruits are known to be mood boosters, helping with stress, anxiety and tension. The vitamin C found within these fruits help the body absorb iron which can help with fatigue and boost your mood.
Other ways citrus can boost your mood
Even the smell of citrus is effective in having an impact into your day. Why not try our citrus collection and chose from hand gels and mists to implement around your home and on the go to keep you mood high and your mind happy.
Follow our mood boosting playlist and enjoy throughout the day for energy release.