A group of helpful microbes called probiotic bacteria lives in one's digestive tract. These beneficial microbes have been shown to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria, boost the immune system, and aid in digestion, all of which contribute to better overall health.
The mental health benefits of probiotics have been studied and may be real. For a citation, see [Citation needed] A study published in Neuropsychopharmacology suggests that taking probiotics may help minimize the risk of getting depression.
Probiotics were administered to mice every day for the length of the trial. Three months of probiotic treatment were given to the mice. No depressive behavior was seen in probiotic-treated mice.
Strawberries are rich in antioxidants called anthocyanins, and hence a good source of vitamin A. Multiple studies have shown their efficacy in mitigating oxidative stress and inflammation.
A study published in the European Journal of Neuroscience found that older persons who ate more strawberries had better memory and thinking skills.