Probiotics are a live bacterial that are beneficial for your gut and overall digestive system. And as it turns out, an also play a role in your mind. In fact, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine were able to reverse depression symptoms in mice by feeding them a probiotic bacteria derived from live-cultures yogurt called Lactobacillus.
It’s a little hard to explain why it may work, even by the scientists themselves, but it can’t hurt to try. Scientists suggest however, that you skip the low fat, and go straight for the full fat versions.