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Description

Taking probiotics as a supplement or food source can help improve your mood. It works by changing the bacterial composition of your gut which produces 90% of your body’s serotonin. It also helps boost your immune and cardiovascular systems. 

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How to Do It

Purchase a probiotic supplement, often a powder or capsule. You can also purchase a probiotic food that is fermented or cultured. Some of these include Miso, Sauerkraut, Yoghurt, Kefir, Tempeh, Kimchi, Kombucha, and Natto.

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Benefits

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Time Commitment

5 minutes

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Why it works

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Suggested Frequency

Daily

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Side Effects

Infrequent but may include;

  • Gas
  • Bloating
  • Headache
  • Allergic Reaction
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Required Equipment

N/A

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Gurus/Celebrities/Doing it

Halle Berry

Jamie Lee Curtis

Reese Witherspoon

Anna Paquin

Katy Perry

Madonna

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Notes

  • Probiotics are particularly beneficial if you are having to take a course of antibiotics. Antibiotics destroy both good and bad bacteria. Probiotics can help rebuild your healthy bacterial community.
  • B. lactis, B. longum, and S. cerevisiae have been shown as beneficial for constipation
  • Lactobacillus gasseri, and Lactobacillus rhamnosus for weight loss
  • Bifidobacterium longum, Bifidobacterium breve, Bifidobacterium infantis, Lactobacillus helveticus and Lactobacillus rhamnosus can help with anxiety and depression.
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium longum and Lactobacillus reuteri can help with lowering cholesterol
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 Mood  Confidence  Stress  Health  Fitness  Energy
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