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Probiotics For Mental Health: How Gut Health and Mental Health Are Connected

06 December 2017 Print

Guest: Teresa Mitchell-Paterson 

Presenter: Tabetha Moreto

Guest Bio: Teresa Mitchell-Paterson is the nutritional advisor for Bowel Cancer Australia. She is an educator of final year clinical studies for Bachelor of Health students (Naturopathy and Nutritional Medicine). Ms. Mitchell-Paterson is qualified Nutritionist who also holds a Masters of Health Science in Human Nutrition; is herself a bowel cancer survivor and works as a member of Bowel Cancer Australia’s patient services team.

Segment Overview: In today’s interview, Teresa discusses about how probiotics appear to show a beneficial effect on general signs of stress, mild anxiety and low mood. She also explains the connection between our gut health and mental health.