More and more evidence is showing up that your microbiota can affect your mental health. In other words, eat you probiotic yogurt.
Turns out “gut feeling” is more than just a fancy name for intuition. Our small and large intestine, and the trillions of bacteria that call it home, are more important than ever imagined for influencing our mood, our anxiety, our choices, and even our personalities. This week Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen goes straight for the gut with three surprising mind-gut connections.
Ellen Hendriksen, PhD | December 23, 2016 | Quickanddirtytips.com
More on the importance of gut bacteria.
Burgers and fries have nearly killed our ancestral microbiome.
By Moises Velasquez-Manoff | November 12, 2015 | Nautilus
Evidence is starting to come in that our gut bacteria not only affect our health, but also our behaviour.
The rich array of microbiota in our intestines can tell us more than you might think.
By PETER ANDREY SMITH | JUNE 23, 2015 | New York Times Magazine