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How Tiny Health Is Bringing Microbiome Testing To Infants

Published On: April 25, 2024Categories: Microbiome, Technology

by Sophia Lee

Your gut microbiome is one of the most critical determinants of health — influencing everything from your mental well-being to your immune function to your fitness levels.

More people are recognizing this, which is why it’s a huge area of focus for functional practitioners. We’re also seeing an influx in startups, such as Jona Health and Viome, and gut-health focused supplements.

Despite the increasing investment in the gut microbiome space, there’s still a gap in the market. Studies show that the first 24 months of life represent a crucial developmental window for the establishment of the microbiome — and may even determine the composition of one’s microbiome for the rest of their lives. (1)

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