Next time you’re feeling anxious, it might be a good idea to eat some sauerkraut. Researchers have looked into anxiety and its relationship to foods and found that those who eat fermented foods more often, have less anxiety. There appears to be more than just vitamins involved. The GI tract and the brain both have serotonin and communicate with the help of microflora in the intestines. Both diet and exercise play a part in social anxiety but fermented foods as an express way to balance brain chemicals is becoming a new field of interest.
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