Some people are naturally cheerful and content, while others need a little help upping their happiness quotient, especially in the back-to-the-grind post-holiday months. BHG.com
spoke with Marissa Lippert, a registered dietitian, nutrition consultant, and author of the forthcoming book The Cheater's Diet to get the lowdown on 8 healthy foods that can give you an instant mood lift. We've also included fresh and healthy recipes from BHG.com that you can whip up for a happiness boost at home. Did we miss any of your favorite feel-good foods? Dish with us!