Did You Know: Yogurt Can Help You Make Decisions

All the nasi lemak, char kuay teow, rojak. You name it. We've got perhaps the most delicious food in the world, even the Ang Moh's are jealous of us! But did you know that besides being who we are from what we eat, it also influences our success in life? Well, it ain't too late for New Year's Resolutions! For starts, here are some foods that can change your life!

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Yogurt can help you make decisions

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To help get yourself in the right frame of mind, try snacking on yoghurt which is rich in iodine and zinc, which can both help boost mental clarity and brain function.

Culturing of yogurt increases the absorption of calcium and B-vitamins. The lactic acid in the yogurt aids in the digestion of the milk calcium, making it easier to absorb.

Oily fish is best eaten after a break-up

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Oily fish such as wild salmon and tuna, which are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B12, both of which can help to regulate the mood and ward off depression.

It's been reported that fish can help to ease depression. Again, it's down to omega-3 fatty acids, which are believed to raise levels of the brain chemical serotonin.

Angry? Eat walnuts to calm down

Try to up your intake of both these nutrients, try snacking on walnuts when you feel your blood start to boil or to help you calm down before discussing a problem.

Being a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids they keep the bad cholesterol level in check and also raise the level of good cholesterol in the body.

Oyster helps you make babies

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Oysters: There’s a reason these slimy suckers are known as aphrodisiacs. Because of their zinc content, oysters help increase the production of sperm and testosterone — key baby-making ingredients.
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Chamomile tea helps you sleep

Probably the best-known benefit of chamomile tea is its relaxation properties. Chamomile is full of tryptophan, also found in turkey; it is a powerful sleep aid.

Chamomile tea is known as a sleep aid, but it also has many other health benefits, including cancer prevention, easing of menstrual cramps, and diabetes management.

Soybeans help you during interviews

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If you’ve got a big job interview coming up, soy beans can give you that confidence boost you need to help things go well.

The omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids as well as the powerful phyto-antioxidants in soy can effectively protect your blood vessels from lesions and hemorrhage.

A lot of nutritionists advise people to eat some soybean and bean products, or drink a glass of soybean milk every day, which is very beneficial to human health

Always have cereals before exam

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In the lead up to exams, try eating a healthy diet packed with whole grains to help give your brain a boost.

Cereal eaters typically have lower BMIs (body mass indexes) than their non-cereal eating counterparts.

Ready-to-eat breakfast cereal is a viable option for busy mornings as it offers vitamins, minerals and fiber.