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Recent science shows probiotics that benefit the brain depend on strain

Sandy Almendarez

October 31, 2018

Research conducted on probiotics’ benefits is growing so rapidly that it’s difficult for anyone to follow completely, according to product developer Jeremy Appleton. N.D., vice president of science and education, Klaire Labs. However, Dr. Appleton enlightens listeners on emerging research on probiotics effects on mood. With Sandy Almendarez, editor in chief, INSIDER, Dr. Appleton covers:

  • The new class of probiotics called psychobiotics, which have research focused on the reduction of depression and anxiety

  • The importance of strain when creating probiotic products that benefit mood

  • Other ingredients, such as phosphatidylserine (PS), acetyl-L-carnitine, short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) and citicoline, that offer complementary effects to psychobiotics.

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About the Author(s)

Sandy Almendarez

editor in chief, Informa

Sandy Almendarez entered the natural products industry in 2009 when she joined Virgo Publishing (now Informa Exhibitions) as an assistant editor. Since then, she's worked her way up to editor in chief where she writes, edits and manages content for INSIDER. Under Sandy’s direction, INSIDER has won editorial awards from Folio: every year since 2014, including B2B Editorial Team of the Year in 2015.

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