Blueberries help to mitigate problems associated with PTSD?

Blueberries are advertised widely as something good for the eyes. Some research even supported the idea that blueberries are good for mental health.
In an animal study conducted in 2016, there was preliminary evidence suggesting that blueberries may help to mitigate some of the problems associated with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Probiotics aid in stress coping

Have you heard that our gastrointestinal system is the “second brain”? Our guts might not only be responsible for food digestion and nutrient absorption. Some research evidence suggests that changes in our gut microbiota might also relate to our brain activities. A study shows that four-week intake of a fermented milk product with probiotics by healthy women might affect the activity of brain regions that are involved in emotion processing.

Can Chamomile tea really help to sleep?

Having a good night’s sleep is the key to mental wellness. That’s why Sunshine At CUHK often emphasises the importance of sleep. Yet, we all experience some moments when we have difficulty falling asleep.
You may have heard about food or drinks that may help us sleep.

Water and your mood

Water is a fundamental substance which every human need. A number of us might hear that drinking eight glasses of water a day is good for physical health. Indeed, it benefits more than our physical health. It also benefits our mood. Up to 60% of the human adult body is water.