Tag Archives: psychobiotica

How bacteria are changing your mood

If anything makes us human it’s our minds, thoughts and emotions. And yet a controversial new concept is emerging that claims gut bacteria are an invisible hand altering our brains. Science is piecing together how the trillions of microbes that live on and in all of us – our microbiome – affect our physical health. But even conditions including depression,… Read more »

TedTalk: the surprisingly charming science of our gut

Een interessante TedTalk over onze darmen. Ever wonder how we poop? Learn about the gut — the system where digestion (and a whole lot more) happens — as doctor and author Giulia Enders takes us inside the complex, fascinating science behind it, including its connection to mental health. It turns out, looking closer at something we might shy away from… Read more »

9 Goede bronnen van probiotica

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Het belang van een gezonde darmflora krijgt sinds een paar jaar veel aandacht, en terecht. Door de darmen te voorzien van de goede bacteriën, verbeteren we enorm veel: de vertering, het immuunsysteem, het mentale welzijn, de gezondheid en zelfs het gewicht. Eet dus vaker probiotische voeding. Maar welke 9 voedingssoorten bevatten probiotica? Voeding nummer 1 die met probiotica geassocieerd wordt… Read more »


Scientists are finally starting to understand the gut and brain connection, and this understanding can lead to huge breakthroughs in regard to various mental disorders, and how what’s going on in the gut could actually be a culprit for many of these illnesses. Many are surprised to learn that an estimated 90% of the serotonin produced by the body actually comes from… Read more »

Your Gut Can Help Fight Depression and High Blood Pressure

By Dr. Mercola Trillions of bacteria live in your gut, influencing your body’s homeostasis daily. Far from being restricted to the confines of your intestinal tract, your gut microbiota is intricately tied to other body systems via a number of complex pathways, including the gut-brain axis and a recently revealed gut-brain-bone marrow axis, the latter of which may influence your… Read more »

Small study shows probiotics can beat back depression

In March of this year, researchers showed that a probiotic found in yogurt was able to reverse symptoms of anxiety and depression in mice. Now, in a small study involving 44 adults, investigators at McMaster University in Canada have shown a different probiotic can have the same effect in humans. Increasingly, scientists are exploring the link between our guts and… Read more »

Baanbrekend onderzoek onthult reden voor agressief en asociaal gedrag

(Nine for news) Canadese onderzoekers hebben een baanbrekende studie gepubliceerd waaruit blijkt dat lage doses penicilline kunnen resulteren in gedragsveranderingen. Muizenbaby’s die tijdens de laatste week van de zwangerschap en de eerste weken na de geboorte penicilline kregen, vertoonden op latere leeftijd agressief gedrag en waren minder sociaal en minder angstig. Toen de muizen de melkzuurbacterie Lactobacillus kregen, had het antibioticum geen… Read more »