Probiotics and Psycological Benefits

Human Study Suggests Holistic Psychological Benefits of Multi-Strain Probiotic

According to a new study, reductions in depression, anger, fatigue and significant improvements in moods along with improvements in sleep quality, were seen in individuals taking a daily multi-strain probiotic supplement. 38 healthy students between the ages of 18 – 35 participated in this double blind placebo controlled study.  Participants were allocated to either the…

Curcumin and Depression

Curcumin Supplementation Shows Benefits For People With Severe Depression

A new study has found that daily supplementation with Curcumin may be effective in reducing anxiety and depressive symptoms in people with major depressive disorders. Over 100 people participated in this randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study.  All the participants had major depressive disorder.  Participants were given one of four treatment conditions: A placebo, a low-dose…

Can’t Sleep?

Gaba Ingredient Shows Sleep Benefits: A new study finds GABA (Gamma-aminobutyric acid) may aid people in falling asleep faster.  Researchers also found longer, successive deep, non-REM, stages of sleep, known to be the most beneficial portion of the sleep cycle, with GABA supplementation. What is GABA?  According to Web MD : GABA, technically an amino…