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.

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.