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.


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 […]


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 […]


Beyond omega-3: managing the many faces of inflammation

Unresolved or exaggerated inflammation is the hallmark of chronic disease and targeting key regulators of inflammatory mechanisms is essential for successful therapeutic intervention.  Whilst the omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids AA, EPA and DHA play key and distinct roles in regulating inflammatory pathways, inflammation is itself a complex and multisystem […]


Combining nutrition & The Perrin Technique: multidisciplinary approaches in CFS/ME

When speaking with people who suffer from ME/CFS, it is rare to find two individuals reporting mirroring symptoms.  This is because ME/CFS is a multi-system disease, meaning that it affects not only the neurological system but also the immune, musculoskeletal, endocrine and cardiovascular systems.   Thus the complex nature of the […]