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Posted by: Harry O, Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 8:56pm
I was reading on Popular Science magazine about a study in Ireland and while not blood type specific non the less interesting in that researchers there fed mice a bacteria strain called Lactobacillus Rhamnosus which had a positive effect on them showing less levels of depression and anxiety as it influenced the production of the neurotransmitter called GABA.

So i got to pondering about that if Rhamnosus is good for anxiety (at least in mice) then it may be good for us type-o's who suffer higher levels of anxiety and so i checked out all the blood type Polyflora formulas to see what kind of strains are in them and to my surprise (then again not really surprised) only the type-o Polyflora has this strain in it as apparently Dr.D knew about this strain's benefit for anxiety type-o's before these scientists did in this magazine article  ;D.
Posted by: Debra+, Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 9:08pm; Reply: 1

Debra :)
Posted by: Lola, Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 9:20pm; Reply: 2
yup, our gut is also called the second brain ;D
Posted by: PCUK-Positive, Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 11:27pm; Reply: 3
Third brain for some ;)
Posted by: mariO+, Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 2:47am; Reply: 4
Quoted from PCUK-Positive
Third brain for some ;)

Hahaha!  Good one!!  :-) ;D
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