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 balance, and to influence the […]
You need only open a magazine to see that the latest ‘celebrity eating craze’ is a ‘high protein’ diet; protein ‘shops’ have taken over high streets, and social media flashes pictures of ‘meal prep’ containing nothing but steak, eggs, chicken and additional protein shakes and bars for good measure. But […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.