120 minutes | Oct 30th 2017

#035 - Psychobiotics: Microbes, Mood and the Gut-Brain Connection (Scott Anderson)

Veteran science journalist Scott Anderson joins us to discuss the history of the gut-brain research, how the gut and the brain communicate with one another, why the bacteria living in your digestive system may contribute to mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety, how western dietary habits lead to the destruction of a healthy gut ecology, and we also discuss some of the pre and probiotic foods that you can start consuming to bring your brain and body back into balance. *** BOOKS MENTIONED *** The Psychobiotic Revolution: http://amzn.to/2A0dnYb *** SHOW NOTES *** http://myownworstenemy.org/podcast *** SOCIAL MEDIA *** Facebook: http://facebook.com/myownworstenemyorg Twitter: http://twitter.com/dannydwhittaker *** CREDITS *** Theme Music: Falling Down by Ryan Little http://youtube.com/user/TheR4C2010 Podcast Image: Hey Paul Studios https://flic.kr/p/kD7dBv & https://flic.kr/p/kD2WxW DISCLAIMER: My Own Worst Enemy is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk and affiliated sites.
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