A cafe opening next year will focus on getting you to naturally release more serotonin.
Tucked away in a quiet pocket of Burnley is an old milk bar showing the first signs of its transformation into Serotonin Kitchen. Most cafes aim to make you happy, but this is the first of its kind to back it up with research in the fields of science, psychology, design and nutrition.
In another setback for the notion that depression is all in your head, recent research suggests it may be a gut reaction. Literally.
Brain has always bested bowel in the body battles for executive organ status. However, the gastrointestinal tract is moving up in the world and recently was labeled the second brain. Laboratories all over the world have been mapping a bi-directional information highway between these two organs called the gut-brain axis.