Jennifer Cooper, chief scientific officer, Savant Science, reviews how emerging science is revealing the microbiome’s impact on cognitive health.

Rachel French

October 10, 2019

Interest in the microbiome and its impact on health continues to grow among both researchers and consumers.  In this SupplySide West edition of the Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Jennifer Cooper, chief scientific officer, Savant Science, reviews how emerging science is revealing the microbiome’s role in cognitive health. Cooper will present at SupplySide West during the “Supporting the Cycle: Solutions to Manage Stress and Improve Sleep” session on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 1:30 p.m.

Key points of this podcast include:

  • The microbiome and how it impacts the human physiology is an emerging and important area of study.

  • The microbiota in the gut make over 30 neurotransmitters that are identical to those made by the brain.

  • More than 80% of an individual’s microbiome is unique compared to others.

 

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About the Author(s)

Rachel French

Rachel French joined Informa’s Health & Nutrition Network in 2013. Her career in the natural products industry started with a food and beverage focus before transitioning into her role as managing editor of Natural Products Insider, where she covered the dietary supplement industry. French left Informa Markets in 2019, but continues to freelance for both FBI and NPI.

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