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2. Improve Mental Health

Did you know that consuming probiotics can help reduce symptoms of mental health disorders? In one study, 15 people who took supplements with strains of Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus strains for a couple of months improved their anxiety, depression, memory, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). A separate review followed 70 depressed patients who consumed 100 grams of probiotic yogurt every day or took a daily supplement capsule. The six-week study revealed that 40 people benefited during the study. Just in the case of digestive health, these specific strains of probiotics might help with mental health, too.

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