(Science Daily) Gut microbes produce compounds that prime immune cells to destroy harmful viruses in the brain and nervous system, according to a mouse study.
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(Dr. Edward F. Group) Next to water and air, food is the most necessary thing in our lives. But beyond its status as a necessity, food can be comforting, nourishing, and supportive. It can bring people together and even provide a sense of community. I say “can” because the quality of your food matters and is what makes it either a potent, health-supportive tool or the slowest form of poison… not just for your physical health but your mental health, too.
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(Exploring your Mind) Bacteria have been discovered in the brain, but there is no explanation of how they got there, nor is it known if they’re beneficial or harmful. It’s even suspected that they can influence mood and personality.
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