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Mental Health

The Fantastic Food Pairing That Calms Your Nerves and Makes You More Optimistic

Snacking on fruit and cheese can calm your nerves and make you feel more optimistic for up to 4 hours, according to Stanford researchers. The reason: Fruit’s carbs and fructose induce soothing serotonin, while a protein in cheese increases production of feel-good hormones. Paired up, they pack a one-two punch against fall doldrums.

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