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The psychobiotic revolution : mood, food, and the new science of the gut-brain connection / Scott C. Anderson ; with John F. Cryan, Ph. D. & Ted Dinan, M.D., Ph. D.

Anderson, Scott, 1951-
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'In this fascinating and accessible book, you'll learn about the microbes essential to brain health and mental balance, from Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteroa, which we ingest as infants, to the Streptococcus and Saccharomyces species now commonly found in probiotic products. Using simple, straightforward language Anderson, Cryan and Dinan - the man who coined the term 'psychobiotics' - explain which gut bacteria matter to your mental health and how to keep them thriving' -- Provided by publisher.


Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Partners, [2017]

Physical description

319 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm


Preface -- Meet your microbes -- Mankind, microbes, and mood -- Your microbiota, from birth to death -- A voyage down your alimentary canal -- The gut-brain axis -- Discovering psychobiotics -- Your personal psychobiotic journey -- Psychobiotics and today's major diseases -- The future of psychobiotics -- Acknowledgements -- Appendix : proven probiotic bacteria and products -- Glossary -- Notes -- Further Reading -- Index.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-271, 279-311) and index.


  • English

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