Pesky Adult Acne? That May Be Your Gut Calling

When we see a dreaded blotch of acne on our skin as adults, we tend to conduct a surface-level investigation into the problem—as in, the surface-level that is our skin. Surely it’s a clogged pore, or deviation from our cleansing and moisturizing routine, or abnormal stress that is to blame for the outbreak, right?

The Secret to Your Best Summer Body? Bacteria.

With summer finally here, you may be eager to frolic in the waves, soak up some rays, and make the most of that long-awaited vacation. But in trying to be your healthiest, best self for summer —body and soul — you might be breaking out into a sweat at the thought of grueling workouts, tasteless and restrictive diets, and other punishments.

The Gut and Immunity Connection

Whether you get sick often or like to plan ahead for the next flu season, you want your immune system operating at maximum efficiency. If you’ve done your research, you already know that eating nutritious, healthy foods plays a big role in protecting you from viruses, bacteria, and more.

The Gut and Skin Connection

Raise your hand if you’ve ever woken up, looked at your skin in the mirror, and wondered — what happened? You’re not alone. (Our hands are raised.) Modern life can take a toll on our skin. From environmental contaminants to the nutritional deficit in the average American diet, our skin is pretty consistently getting kicked while it’s already down.

The Gut, Vaginal and Hormonal Health Connection

If you’ve got a female reproductive system, you know that the care and keeping of your hormones, your happiness, and your health all throughout your cycle can be, well, a lot. Whether you need a quick Hormones-101 review or are already an expert in the link between the gut and vaginal health, stick around: We’ve got info that should help make your day (and your month!).

The Gut, Weight Loss and Fitness Connection

If you know how to take care of your gut, it can go from being a target to a tool. Instead of trying to make our guts shrink and wither away, we can instead learn how to turn them into high-powered and downright beautiful metabolism-boosting, health-optimizing machines. 

The Gut and Mood Connection

We’ve all been made aware – possibly too aware – of the connection between our mind and our gut at some point: the rumbling stomach in a job interview (or, worse! on a first date), the irritability and brain fog when we’re hungry, the sleepless night after a meal that isn’t sitting quite right.

How Improving Gut Health Could Save Your Life

An unhealthy gut and stress can trigger deadly autoimmune attacks. Without a healthy gut, microbes can travel outside the gut, initiating immune responses and inflammation throughout the body. When our founder Stefan Weitz was undergoing treatment for MS, he changed his health with a combination of dietary choices and a high-quality probiotic. Jetson was born out of a mission to help others get and stay healthy.