eating fish

What are “The Blues”?
Everyone may experience the blues at one point in their life. The blues is the feeling of sadness or depression that is a result from going through difficult times and even stress. According to WebMD, the blues is very different from depression because with the blues you are able to bounce back and you are still able to function through the day.

How does eating fish help with “The Blues”?

Fish has omega-3 fatty acids that not only help the brain to function, but also helps to regulate your mood. Eating a significant amount of fatty acids will help lower the rates of having the blues. The best fish to eat that can help the blues is salmon, sardines, trout, tuna, flounder and herring. Fish is also the number 1 source to getting some vitamin D into your body. Just eating a three ounce salmon will give you a full daily value of vitamin D.
Can fish oil supplement be used instead?
Of course fish oil can be taken instead of eating fish if you choose to do that. Even if you are eating fish, you can still take a fish oil supplement to meet with the daily amount of 2,000 mg or 2 grams of omega-3. This is the minimum that you can take, but you can take up to the maximum of 4,000 mg or 4 grams. Besides giving you a great mood, fish oil supplement also has other benefits that can be helpful for your health.
Let’s help you boost your mood
Are you ready to have a mood booster and get rid of the blues? Take a look at some of the recipes that you can try out and see if they will put you in a better mood.

Honey Soy Salmon with Edamame 

Grilled Tuna Salad Sandwiches with Habanero Mayonnaise

Trout Bruschetta with Chili Vinaigrette

Flounder Poached in Fennel Tomato Sauce

Cajun Salmon Cakes

Crispy Tuna Salad with Citrus Slaw

FYI: IF you are feeling as though the blues may be something more serious, then it is best to speak with your physician.

Would you start eating fish more often to alleviate getting the blues?

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