As parents, we want the very best for our children, especially when it comes to the foods they’re putting into their bodies. Nutrition is essential for providing growing bodies with everything they need to reach their full potential. It’s common knowledge that one of the best ways to keep our kids healthy is by limiting sugar and processed foods, and making sure they eat a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, lean protein, dairy and wholegrains. If you’ve got picky eaters, this is easier said than done. Which is why many parents turn to probiotic enriched yogurt to sneak beneficial bacteria and nutrients into their diet without having to deal with a temper tantrum.
The 1,000 is the first 1,000 days between the moment of conception and age 2. In the scientific community, it is considered the most profound period in nutrition and development. What a child eats in this window will determine their health for the rest of their life. Known as a ‘golden opportunity,’ there are three factors known to contribute to early brain development: reduction of toxic stress, the presence of a strong social support and secure attachment, and the provision of optimal nutrition.
There will come a day when your kid has to take antibiotics. We know, it’s not ideal… But that’s reality. Kids get sick, and we want to equip you with the information you need to get them back on their feet as quickly as possible. Because antibiotics aren’t a “one and done” type of medication like you might think.
Jetson’s Family Nutritionist shares her simple, nutritious homemade baby food recipes.
A healthy gut is a healthy child. This is an especially important topic to understand when you have children, because they aren’t born with guts filled with the beneficial, diverse bacteria needed to keep them healthy. We’ve talked about why this is, and why it’s so important for babies and children to have a high […]
Uh oh, we can feel you cringing already. Buckle up, because today we’re talking about your kid’s poop. Trust us, it’s important. From the moment your child is born until they’re about 13 years old, their gut will work overtime to create a balanced microbiota filled with good bacteria. When “bad bacteria” overpowers the “good […]
Navigating the unprecedented waters of COVID-19 is undeniably difficult. But doing so while you have a family raises a slew of new challenges. Parents are facing a lot more time at home with their kids, with many parts of the country under strict “stay at home” orders. I’m going to share some of the ways […]
Pipette is a gentle, clean and sustainable skincare line for babies. The brand works with top scientists and doctors to create effective, safe skincare that gives parents peace of mind. We recently had the opportunity to ask Leila Park, Director of Marketing at Pipette, our questions about skincare, sustainability, and her favorite brands for moms […]
Today we have a huge announcement to make – we are so excited to welcome Alex Turnbull as Jetson’s official Family Nutritionist! Alex is a mother of both an infant and a toddler – her entire career has been focused on combining her love of food and nutrition for families. Helping others learn how to […]
This week on the blog our Jettie Family Nutritionist, Alex Turnbull, dives into common gut issues for children and babies. Many mild childhood ailments can actually point to larger concerns in the gut. Read more to learn about your child’s gut health and how probiotics can combat these problems. It’s pretty well known that an […]
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