A blend of four probiotic strains may lead to “widespread improvements” in measures of mood, anxiety, and depression in healthy young men and women, says a new study using Probiotical’s multi-strain probiotic, Bifizen.
Supplementation with higher doses of vitamin D during a critical emotional developmental window may reduce mental health issues like depression and anxiety in children as they age, according to a recent study.
The animal supplement market has come a long way, says Bill Bookout, president and cofounder of the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC), which has made it its mission to ensure the survival and quality of animal supplements on the market.
Limited dietary intake of vitamin D and minimal sun exposure increases the risk of clinically significant anxiety symptoms in young women in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to research on college students.
Lemon verbena extract (Lippia citriodora) is clinically proven to reduce anxiety and improve sleep and should be considered an alternative to harsh sedatives, like antidepressants and benzodiazepines, according to the authors of a Spanish study.
A UK study into the relationship between diet and gut microbiota suggests supplementation with Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) could plug the ‘fibre gap’ by promoting healthy gut bacteria, and reduce anxiety.
A study involving 40 insomniacs has found that daily administration of the probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum PS128 can reduce depressive symptoms, fatigue, cortical excitation, and improve sleep quality.
Functional food and beverages that are seen to improve mental health could be set to be a ‘recession proof’ sector, claims market researcher MMR. It says its new data highlights innovation opportunities as consumers seek new strategies to manage their...
The gut brain connection has been a hot topic of research in recent years. A new study suggests the supplementation a fungal ingredient may not confer the same stress relief benefits observed in some research using probiotic bacterial species.