The Psychobiotic Revolution: Mood, Food and the New Science of the Gut-Brain Connection
"A friendly, interesting, and up-to-date read on the science of the microbiome and the brain" - Psychology Today
"Compelling, engaging, and informative, this book teaches us why microbes may affect all of our decisions" - Jack Gilbert Ph.D., co-author of Dirt Is Good
MEET YOUR MICROBES
Written by the leading researchers in the field, this information-rich guide to improving your mood explains how gut health drives psychological well-being, and how depression and anxiety can be relieved by adjusting your intestinal bacteria. This groundbreaking book explains the revolutionary new science of psychobiotics and the discovery that your brain health and state of mind are intimately connected to your microbiome, that four-pound population of microbes living inside your intestines.
Leading medical researchers John F. Cryan and Ted Dinan, working with veteran journalist Scott C. Anderson, explain how common mental health problems, particularly depression and anxiety, can be improved by caring for the intestinal microbiome.
Science is proving that a healthy gut means a healthy mind -- and this book details the steps you can take to change your mood and improve your life by nurturing your microbiome.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - heike6 - LibraryThing
Gets into the details of all those bacteria and how they effect, well, pretty much everything in and of our being. Interesting tidbit: exercise is necessary to circulate lymph fluid throughout your body and brain, which removes bad and dead bacteria. Read full review
The Psychobiotic Revolution: Mood, Food, and the New Science of the Gut-Brain ConnectionUser Review - Publishers Weekly
Science journalist Anderson and researchers Cryan and Dinan outline the latest in scientific study suggesting that disorders of the body’s microbiota—its community of microorganisms—may be linked to ... Read full review
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Ted Dinan,Scott C. Anderson,John F. Cryan
No preview available - 2017