Recent years have signalled a ‘turning point’ for the definition of health, which now extends to include mental wellbeing.
With consumers increasingly looking for preventative and natural ways to manage health, 41% of consumers are interested in food or beverage that will support brain health (FMCG Gurus, 2019). This presents an opportunity for probiotics, which have the ability to influence mental wellbeing via the gut-brain axis.
Download our whitepaper to learn about:
- The relevance of mental wellbeing to overall health
- The gut-brain axis
- How microbiota and probiotics influence the gut-brain axis
- The challenge for probiotics targeting mental wellbeing
Dr Shalome Basset is the Principal Scientist at Fonterra’s Directorate of Science & Technology.
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