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December 28, 2010 12:00 AM

Mood-boosting foods for seniors to fight holiday stress

Sure, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but the holidays can be stressful. Poor diet, lack of exercise and emotional tensions can make even the happiest holiday busy bees susceptible to winter-time mood swings. An abundance of decadent desserts and cocktails compound the problem by adding calories and depleting energy. LIVESTRONG.COM has a list of mood-boosting foods to help increase seasonal joy without adding pounds:

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