Happiness comes in many forms – from the warm hug of a loved one to a delicious plate of food. But what exactly is happiness? Is it linked to our genetic makeup, and how can we measure it?
Can something as basic as food make us happy? If so, why? We sit down over lunch with experts to find out how food affects our mind and our level of happiness, perceived or other wise. We uncover the science of ‘sugar rush’ and ‘sugar crash’, learn how serotonin works to affect our mood and find out what type of diet can boost our positive vibes.
Not to forget sugary sweets and treats, Adrian finds out about the energy
boosting effect commonly known as ‘sugar rush’ that can give us a temporary
high and the inevitable ‘sugar crash’ that follows. Then with the help of
dietitians and food scientists, Adrian demystifies the relationship between food
What does the body emote when there is over supply of glucose or under
supply? Does carbohydrate intake affect our moment to moment happiness.
What is Serotonin and how is it linked to happiness and better moods? Are
vegan diets or popular low carbohydrate diets mood enhancers or dampeners?
Adrian gets right to the belly bottom of things on Hokkien Mee and HappinessAwards:
Winner Best Lifestyle Programme - BANFF World Media Festival