Picking Peppers

Sweet bell peppers are a beautiful, glossy fruit that come in a wide variety of colors ranging from green, yellow, orange, red, purple and brown to black. They are known scientifically as Capsicum annuum. This species includes not only bell peppers, but also to wax peppers, cayenne peppers, chili peppers, and jalapeño peppers. They are members of […]

Eating for Happiness

Happiness centers around several important neurotransmitters: serotonin, dopamaine, endorphins, phenylethylamine, and anandamide. Serotonin is popularly known as the “feel-good hormone,” or your body’s own natural tranquilizer, hence the happiness factor. This is the neurotransmitter that antidepressants target in order to boost overall happiness levels. Up to 90 percent of your body’s total serotonin is located in your gut, […]