04/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Boost Your Mood With These Happy Foods

The long blustery winters filled with dark days, non-existent sunshine and frigid temperatures leads to one thing -- tetchy children and glum adults. This winter, more so than during winters in the past, more and more people seem to be complaining about feeling down in the dumps and their children expressing irritable behavior. We are forced to venture out in this wicked weather, so that we can get our kids to school and ourselves to the office. After all, we can't just hibernate all winter. Although the bears hibernation plan seems quite tempting this year, with endless snowstorms and irrational temperatures across the country.

There is not much we can do about the weather, but there are things we can do to boost our moods that don't involve an extensive amount of time and money. Researchers are studying the links between what we eat and how we feel. Evidence shows that there are intricate links between certain foods and our ability to feel more upbeat and alert. Of course there are always circumstances, where natural remedies won't work and in this case you should consult with your doctor. So if you are looking for a natural way to boost your spirits during this long gloomy winter, check out this video report.

Remedies to improve your family's mood may already be in your fridge!