We live in a world where sources of distraction are endless. Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, most people have the ability to access an infinite source of self-distraction and avoid ever having to be present, focused or attentive – if they so choose. This information overload is not […]
We all want more energy, but we need to get our heads around the fact that maintaining high energy levels can’t simply be achieved from devouring a huge chocolate bar (however much we wish!) Energy levels are far more complicated than calories from sugar giving you a temporary blood sugar […]
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 […]
Too many people don’t obtain the full spectrum of important nutrients to safeguard their brain health. Whether we are struggling to concentrate at work, or feel overwhelmed with stress that results in low mood, nutrition can have a huge impact on the way our brain functions and how we feel. […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
People tend to think of breakthroughs in medicine as a new drug, laser or high-tech surgical procedure. We find it difficult to believe that the simple choices that we make in our lifestyle – what we eat, how we respond to stress, whether or not we smoke cigarettes, how much exercise […]
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 […]
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.
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.