Dr Nina Bailey


Dr Nina Bailey

About Dr Nina Bailey BSc, MSc, PhD, RNutr

Nina is a leading expert in marine fatty acids and their role in health and disease. Nina holds a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition and received her doctorate from Cambridge University. Nina’s main area of interest is the role of essential fatty acids in inflammatory disorders. She is a published scientist and regularly features in national health publications and has featured as a nutrition expert on several leading and regional radio stations including SKY.FM, various BBC stations and London’s Biggest Conversation. Nina regularly holds training workshops and webinars both with the public and health practitioners.


Oxidative stress: the big issue 2

The human body is exposed to a never-ending onslaught of both exogenous and endogenously produced free radical ‘insults’. Acting almost like bullets, free radicals such as hydrogen peroxide, superoxide and hydroxyl radicals, fire around the body creating havoc by reacting with cell membrane fatty acids […]


Introducing AstaPure® Astaxanthin complex

We are very excited to announce the launch of the latest addition to our Pure Essentials range AstaPure® Astaxanthin Complex, a carotenoid antioxidant complex offering multiple health benefits.  Natural astaxanthin extract from Haematococcus pluvialis (H. Pluvialis) microalgae is great for supporting antioxidant levels and protecting […]


Nutritional approaches to managing fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a condition characterised by chronic widespread pain often accompanied by several non-specific symptoms including fatigue, sleep disturbances, cognitive dysfunction and depressive disorders.  This complex disorder carries a genetic predisposition and is associated with abnormalities in pain mediators, such as substance P, […]


Managing histamine intolerance 1

With its broad range of (and often seemingly unrelated) symptoms, histamine intolerance often goes undetected during a standard consultation.  As we look a little deeper into our client’s medication and lifestyle history and explore more about their current eating habits, the clues often come together, […]


Understanding histamine intolerance

Do you find that certain foods just don’t ‘sit well’?  That you feel bloated, itchy, develop a headache or feel exhausted after meals but can’t quite put your finger on why?   If this is your experience, and certainly if you experience numerous seemingly unrelated symptoms, […]


Nutrition interventions for ADHD – a focus on Treg

Cytokines are hormonal messengers affecting the immune system, consisting of pro-inflammatory T-helper 1 (Th1) cells and anti-inflammatory T-helper 2 (Th2) cells. Th1 and Th2 cytokine balancing is a well established nutritional target for a number of health conditions.  Several nutrients are known to influence Th1/Th2 […]


Nutritional strategies to help manage PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most commonly occurring cause of female infertility and is believed to affect up to one in five women of reproductive age and as many as 5-10% of women worldwide.   The condition is associated with an imbalance of sex hormones, […]


Nutritional interventions for PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an extremely distressing condition that arises after having experienced a traumatic event.  Affecting around 3% of the population, individuals experience symptoms that are similar, but not exclusive, to those associated with anxiety and clinical depression.  Many individuals with PTSD are […]


Spotlight on Omegaflex joint nutrition supplements

The impact of current ‘western-style’ diet and lifestyle habits on our physical health is reflected by the increasing occurrence in musculoskeletal conditions within the UK.   These painful, often disabling conditions affect the joints, bones and muscles, often resulting in long-term disability. [1] Risk factors for […]


Manufacturing update: understanding excipients

Our products are formulated for efficacy and as such we choose our raw ingredients carefully, with a focus on factors such as form and bioavailability.  In addition to the active ingredients, we are also very careful when it comes to choosing our excipients.  These non-active […]


Manufacturing update: supercritical extraction

Our new omega-3 oil supplier uses supercritical CO2 extraction – a gentler process that’s better for the environment Igennus is transitioning over to a new omega-3 oil supplier, and several of our products now contain omega-3 oil purified via a cutting edge process called Supercritical […]