Tip #7: Eat well

The right foods can fuel your mind, boost your mood and fight disease. Mom was right: You’ve got to eat well to function well. Just in case you didn’t gobble up Mom’s wisdom, here are some useful tidbits. Healthy and nutritious food can boost your energy levels, lower the risk of developing certain diseases, provide fuel for your brain, counteract the impact of stress on your body, and affect mood-related body chemicals.