The Gut-Brain Axis

Keep the Second Brain in your Gut Healthy

"Gut bacteria manufacture about 95 percent of the body's supply of serotonin, which influences both mood and Gastro-Intestinal activity."

Reference:

 

That gut feeling, By Dr. Siri Carpenter, American Psychological Association, September 2012, Vol 43, No. 8

 

 

How the Gut's "Second Brain" influences Mood and Well-Being

"The enteric nervous system (in your gut), uses more than 30 neurotransmitters, just like the brain, and 95 percent of the body's serotonin is found in the bowels."

 

Reference: 

Think Twice, By Adam Hadhazy on February 12, 2010, Scientific American

 

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