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.
Links and resources:
- Appleton will be speaking at the SupplySide West Workshop Delivering Mental Clarity: Formulations to Fight Anxiety & Stress on Friday, Nov. 9 at 2 to 4 p.m.
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