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The Link Between Gut Health and Immune System

The Link Between Gut Health and Immune System
Our mission is to make Americans healthier through their gut. If you asked us why we are so passionate about all things gut health, we would tell you it’s because research proves that between 70% and 80% of the immune system is in the gut—so it’s an obvious place to start. The immune system is […]

Immunity for the Whole Family

Immunity for the Whole Family
As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout our communities, so does the amount of information that might have you feeling uneasy, anxious or worried. The “unknown,” especially when it relates to a global pandemic, is nothing short of scary. But we thought it would be reassuring if we gave you the facts and provided information about […]

Spring Forward!

Spring Forward!
Ken Onishi is a doctoral candidate in integrative neuroscience. His research covers seasonal biology as it relates to immune function, the role of the immune system in clinical populations and the influence of gut microbiota on circadian rhythms. Ken is passionate about taking the small steps to make for a healthier lifestyle. Whether that means […]

Probiotics for Children: Your Questions Answered

Probiotics for Children: Your Questions Answered
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 […]

Drink Up: Benefits of Drinking Water & Tips To Improve Your Water Intake

Drink Up: Benefits of Drinking Water & Tips To Improve Your Water Intake
Water: that thing you think you’re drinking when you’re pounding a Diet Coke. Spend any time around the Jetson HQ and you will hear us lecturing gently coaching someone about drinking more water. Water is a crucial component of gut health because it allows your body to properly and efficiently break down the nutrients it […]

What Is Microbe and Why It Is Important?

What Is Microbe and Why It Is Important?
What do we mean about when we talk about “bugs,” and how important they are to our gut health. We know, you’ve probably researched this a ton already, because gut health is the most interesting topic of all. Right? So let’s keep this short, sweet and simple.   A microbe really is shorthand for “microscopic organisms” […]

Causes and Cures Of Inflammation

Causes and Cures Of Inflammation
Inflammation – it’s not just something you treat with Bengay or Advil. Recently you’ve probably heard all about it from the media, your annoying friend Sharon, and whatever supplement company is trying to sell you something. So let’s take a look at what it is, whether you should be worried about it, and what you […]

Fiber 101: What Is Fiber, Benefits and Source

Fiber 101: What Is Fiber, Benefits and Source
This week we’re excited to introduce Amsey Bai, our Director of Ops who has a degree in Dietetics and is our in-house nutritionist. Amsey is our Jetson-encyclopedia. We go to her with questions about almost everything, including why we need Fiber. We’ve all been told at some point to add more fiber to our diets, […]
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