Motivation to workout can be tough to come by sometimes. A lot of people utilize eating before a workout to give them that essential energy and motivational boost before heading out to the gym. We want to fuel our body in the best possible way when eating before a workout, but when it comes to pre workout nutrition it can feel a bit complicated.
Oxytocin, also called "love hormone", can be found in a different variety of food, especially the one containing Vitamin D, Vitamin C, magnesium and dietary fats: fatty fish, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, spinach, avocados and many more!
Oxytocin is considered our “love” hormone because this hormone is increased when we hug and feel intimate with others.
Specifically for women, oxytocin helps with bonding between mother and baby.
Overall, oxytocin contributes to our emotional well being and there are things we can do to increase our feel good hormones.
Certain nutrients help increase oxytocin production.