Gut Feelings: Bacteria and the Brain

Posted on November 11, 2016 by Shay

Your thoughts are affected by what you eat, this is suggesting
Microbiota-brain interactions are important to how we function.

In a recent study, feeding healthy mice probiotics, or “good bacteria,” decreased anxiety-like and depressive-like behaviors compared to control mice

Gut microbiota are important to healthy brain development. In particular, microbiota may influence the development of brain regions involved in our response to stress and control stress-related conditions such as anxiety and depression.

Source: Gut Feelings: Bacteria and the Brain