Stress


Tips for managing stress 1

Stress is a vicious circle. The more life throws at us, the less time we have to concentrate on the things that are truly important – like our health. During testing times, when the body needs the most nourishment, our healthy eating habits are easily sabotaged by convenience foods and […]


Recognising EFA deficiencies

Let’s start this controversial topic with a rather bold statement: If you are following a typical Western diet you are most likely to be deficient in omega-3 fatty acids. If you are following a typical LOW FAT Western diet, you are most likely to be deficient in ALL essential fatty […]

If you suffer from high cholesterol, high blood pressure, eczema, acne or psoriasis) chances are you are suffering from an omega-3 deficiency.

Multivitamins and mineral supplements: a waste of money or a useful addition to the diet?

Recent media attention has suggested that vitamin and mineral supplements offer no health benefits from their consumption.  An article published in the Daily Mail reported two studies in which long-term use of vitamin and mineral supplements appeared to provide little if any protection against cognitive decline or developing cardiovascular disease. […]


An age-old problem, by Lola Renton

Before we delve into the depths of the mythical fountain of youth, we have to clarify one or two things. We will all grow old and none of us can escape age spots and greying hair. We should accept this as a fact of life because with age, comes beauty […]


Keep calm and carry on: top tips for reducing stress

Rising fuel bills, increasing food prices and, with a ‘double-dip’ recession, it’s no wonder that many of us are feeling stressed. Finding time to relax, making sure you take at least 30 minutes of exercise five times a week, and eating a nutritionally balanced diet are all key factors for a […]


Stress: Fight or Flight & The HPA Axis, by Dr Nina Bailey

The “fight or flight response” is the body’s primitive and automatic response which prepares the body to either “fight” or “run” from a perceived attack or, in other words, it is our biological response to acute stress. During a stressful experience there is a complex set of interactions between the […]


A.G. Essex

My son has borderline Asperger Syndrome which causes immense stress and frustration. We were recommended Vegepa by his doctor and he has been taking them for 3 years now and the changes in his concentration and anger are amazing.


C.P.B., Norfolk

I stopped taking it for 8 weeks because I lost them whilst abroad. I was under a lot of stress whilst there which ceased upon my return.