By Titus Wu, Online Content Manager
In your guts are millions of probiotics, also known as good bacteria in layman’s terms, that live and thrive. It has been established in the scientific community that these bacteria help one’s body digest food, breaking down things that the body cannot. But at the University of Missouri, Dr. Daniel Davis, Dr. Aaron Ericcson, and Dr. Elizabeth Bryda have considered the possibility that probiotics, specifically Lactobacillus, can also help reduce mental stress. They used zebrafish to establish this theory, but the implications for humans can be huge.
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