Pump up your mood, energy and brainpower with this recipe that has quinoa, one of the most protein-rich foods including 9 essential amino acids (key to building muscles); contains twice much fiber than other grains and valuable amounts of heart-healthy fats. Also comes packed with iron, lysine, magnesium, manganese -antioxidant to prevent damage of cells- and improves the energy metabolism within brain and muscle cells thanks to vitamin B2.

And don’t forget about salmon that contains long-chain omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) which can lift up your mood.

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