Practitioner blog

Welcome to our dedicated practitioner blog, where we post our technical nutrition science articles and research updates written by our team of highly qualified nutrition scientists. We regularly cover a wide range of nutrition topics and associated health conditions.


Managing histamine intolerance

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, allowing us to offer a […]


Applied nutrition for endometriosis

  It is estimated that one in ten women of reproductive age suffer with this debilitating illness and yet it takes on average seven years for a diagnosis to be made. Is it any wonder that sufferers of this poorly understood reproductive disease are drained by the time they visit […]


Are we fanning the flames of inflammation? Addressing oxidative stress in overweight clients.

  With rates of obesity still on the rise and showing no sign of slowing, successful dietary interventions are necessary to protect against the associated burden of chronic illness. Taking omega-3s is one intervention with extremely high potential for preventing and reversing the complications associated with the high inflammatory load […]


Neurobalance™ – Product Spotlight

Zinc methionine, magnesium citrate & vitamin B6 (P5) Neurobalance™ is a unique blend of the most bioavailable forms of zinc, magnesium and vitamin B6, in a sustained release formula for optimal absorption, which helps to achieve maximum plasma levels and therapeutic benefits throughout the day. This advanced, scientifically formulated supplement offers […]


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 also prone to developing other […]


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 conditions such as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis […]


Introducing Longvida® Optimised Curcumin

65x higher peak plasma levels, 285x greater bioavailability and 7x longer-lasting action than standard curcumin!! The latest product launch from Igennus Healthcare Nutrition is Longvida® Optimised Curcumin – a highly soluble, highly stable form of ultra-bioavailable curcumin – to our knowledge, the most advanced curcumin formula in the world.  Longvida Optimised […]


Western diseases – is there a NAFLD crisis

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an increasingly common liver condition that primarily affects people who drink little or no alcohol.  The incidence of NAFLD appears to be increasing at an alarming rate and can range from simple hepatic steatosis (which is reversible) to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) which is characterised […]