Chilling Out with Probiotics
More probiotic news from Science Friday:
Probiotic Bacteria Chill Out Anxious Mice
Reporting in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers write of reducing anxiety and stress in mice by feeding them a probiotic-laced broth. Study author John Cryan discusses how the gut influences the brain, and whether the same might hold true in humans.
And I’m sure I’ve experienced much the same with kombucha. My initial impression was just how ‘smooth’ it made me feel. And my wife’s friend calls it ‘feel good juice’.
Be sure to check out this Science Friday Podcast. And you can read about my kombucha experience here.