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Gut microbes can boost the motivation to exercise


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If you have the right bacteria, exercise feels better

 

"the researchers found that two bacterial species closely tied to better performance, Eubacterium rectale and Coprococcus eutactus, produce metabolites known as fatty acid amides (FAAs). The latter stimulate receptors called CB1 endocannabinoid receptors on gut-embedded sensory nerves, which connect to the brain via the spine. The stimulation of these CB1 receptor-studded nerves causes an increase in levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine during exercise"

 

Gut microbes can boost the motivation to exercise

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/12/221214113857.htm

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18 hours ago, BrianA said:

If you have the right bacteria, exercise feels better

 

"the researchers found that two bacterial species closely tied to better performance, Eubacterium rectale and Coprococcus eutactus, produce metabolites known as fatty acid amides (FAAs). The latter stimulate receptors called CB1 endocannabinoid receptors on gut-embedded sensory nerves, which connect to the brain via the spine. The stimulation of these CB1 receptor-studded nerves causes an increase in levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine during exercise"

 

Gut microbes can boost the motivation to exercise

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/12/221214113857.htm

Very interesting.

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