Optimizing your health begins in your gut

Your Gut Microbiome: The Most Important Organ You’ve Never Heard Of

Erika Ebbel Angle, PhD at TEDxFargo

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Can the Ixcela test help me?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, Ixcela is a good tool for you. Find out more.

How does it work?

Order kit

The gut microbiome test kit is shipped to you

Take your sample

Use our simple, at-home, pinprick blood test

Mail it to us

Send back the sample in a prepaid envelope

Get results

Access your scores and recommendations online

What you get with Ixcela

Scores in five areas of health

Internal Fitness™ Results

Scores in Gastrointestinal Fitness, Immuno Fitness, Emotional Balance, Cognitive Acuity, and Energetic Efficiency.

Health Tracker to Monitor Trends

Are the changes your adopting making a difference? Track your progress by retesting every 90 days.

Supplement Recommendations

Find out which supplements your body needs based on which metabolite levels were not within the optimal range.

Nutrition Recommendations

Find out which foods your body needs to improve by looking at your personalized nutrition recommendations.

90-Day Macronutrient Plan

Find out how much protein, fat, low carbs, and moderate to high carbs are recommended.

Access to Recipes

Get your Top 3 Recommended Recipes based on your two lowest scores. The Ixcela Recipe Library has over 100 recipes.

Mindfulness Recommendations

Review personalized recommendations to help improve mood, sleep, and the side effects of stress.

Access to Mindfulness Resources

Get your Top 3 Mindfulness Resources and access to more in the Ixcela Mindfulness Library.

90-Day Fitness Plan

Review personalized fitness recommendations and a 90-day plan based on your goals and training experience.

It's a pinprick blood sample

With Ixcela, there's no mess! Taking the sample is simple. It's just a pinprick blood that you can do at home. Check out this quick video to show you how.

What Our Customers Say

I struggled with regularity my whole life.

"I was nervous about taking a finger-prick blood test since I don't like needling myself. But it wasn't such a big deal after all! The important step is to warm your hand thoroughly before pricking."

"For my whole life, I struggled with regularity. But I was able to achieve this within a couple of months (and continue to maintain the regularity) with the Ixcela program! It also helps me manage my IBS better. Being on the program for more than two years has allowed me to monitor how my own measurements are trending. The information helps me make health changes accordingly. The Ixcela probiotic is also one of the richest (with the most diverse commensal strains) that I could find. Since microbiome diversity is important for gut health, I like to take a probiotic that offers diversity."

"I'm grateful that I can still dance and sing, research and write professionally, enjoy traveling, gardening, as well as lockdown time with my family—all in my 70s! To continue to enrich life, I need to focus more on daily health and wellness, and the Ixcela program is one of my choices to include in this endeavor."


I've been working to improve my health for decades.

“I’ve been looking for ways to improve my health after being diagnosed with hypothyroidism and hypoparathyroidism 20 years ago. Over the past 20 years I have spent a huge amount of money trying to improve my health situation. Most of it has been unsuccessful."

"After learning the gut controls most systems, and without a properly operating gut, fixing existing problems is extremely difficult, I decided to look into ways to understand my gut better and take steps to improve it. This is when I found Ixcela. They have actually found a way to quantify the performance of the gut in a simple numeric score. That is the kind of simplicity that I can follow easily."

"My goal is to determine if my gut is healthy and to make the necessary changes to improve my gut health."

"While the Ixcela experience is a very simplistic approach, it yielded tremendous results for me. It’s only been about 8 weeks since testing and incorporating the nutrition and supplement recommendations. Already my body already seems to be working better and I feel better. I have lost 18 lbs and thus far I have seen fundamental changes in how my body produces energy. I look forward to continuing my journey to better health."

— Greg