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Water 0331 Mar 2020
3 Reasons Why Fish Oil Alternatives Are Just As Effective

The term ‘Omega-3’ might sound like it belongs in sci-fi movie, but Omega-3s are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). The term Omega-3 describes the structure (for those interested, its due to the presence of a double bond three atoms away from the terminal methyl group. OK, I'll get back to the lab!). Omega-3s are essential for our health.

Baby Eating Food 1431 Mar 2020
6 Tips To Encourage Your Children To Try Different Foods

A varied, nutritionally balanced diet is essential for our overall health, both as children and adults. There is lots of guidance on children’s nutrition across the internet. The Food Standards Agency’s EatWell Plate is a good visual reminder of how your child’s daily diet should look, over 5 years old, with the right nutrients.

Child Eating1 Apr 2020
6 ways to include supplements into your kids’ diet

We know that children’s supplements can be a vital addition to your child’s diet to meet their nutritional needs. But we also know that getting your child to take a supplement can be a challenge!

Thank you 161 Apr 2020
A big ‘thank you’ from Chris Smith and team at Vegetology

We launched our first product, Opti3, back in 2010 and it seems like yesterday! When we look at the pins on our world map to see just how much of the globe has been reached by Opti3 and our other products, it blows our mind!

Supplements Spoon 18 201 Apr 2020
Are supplements safe for children?

As parents, we want what is best for our children. We recognise our responsibility in caring for our children and providing the best start we can for them. A part of that role includes teaching our children everything from a basic moral code to how the world works, to prepare them for adulthood. Educating our children includes teaching them habits about nutrition and diet.

Woman Hiding Face veg 241 Apr 2020
Do Vegans and Vegetarians Really Need Nutritional Supplements?

More people than ever before are choosing to follow a meat-free diet, whether that is as a vegan or a vegetarian. In addition, there is also a wider range of nutritional supplements aimed at non-meat eaters than ever before. But do vegans and vegetarians actually need to take supplements?

Woman Sunshine 261 Apr 2020
Everything You Need To Know About Vitamin D

Did you see in the headlines recently about the health concerns surrounding Vitamin D in the UK? Public Health England has revised its guidelines to recommend that most people take a Vitamin D supplement, after discovering most of us aren’t getting enough Vitamin D. We asked Chris Smith, co-founder of Vegetology and resident science geek, to give us the lowdown on Vitamin D. Why is it so important, why are we not getting enough and what can we do to change that?

Heart Hands 281 Apr 2020
How Omega-3 Can Help With Heart Health

Everyone is talking about Omega-3. They have numerous benefits for the body – in fact ‘essential fattyacids’ is a pretty good description of these essential nutrients. But did you know Omega-3 also affect the health of your heart? We asked Chris Smith, co-founder of Vegetology, scientist and self-confessed science geek, to tell us all about how Omega-3 can affect your heart health.

Vegan Choices 301 Apr 2020
How to follow a balanced vegan diet

If you or a family member have made the switch to a plant-based diet, or are considering doing so, a natural concern is likely to be: ‘how do I make sure I am getting all of the nutrition my body needs?

Healthy Joints 311 Apr 2020
Joint-Vie: our latest exciting launch. Jamie Eynon tells all

I'm delighted to introduce Joint-Vie, the latest product in our Vegetology family of products. Joint-Vie is the result of over 5 years of research and development work and I was thrilled to see the first bottles coming off the production line!

Woman In The Sun Square 342 Oct 2016
Lanolin and Vitamin D

Lanolin is a waxy material that is derived from sheep's wool. With lanolin's water-resistant properties, it protects the sheep's coat from the environment. Lanolin is a by-product of wool farming which is why it is not used by the vegan community, or some of the vegetarian community.

Healthy Joints 351 Apr 2020
Looking After Your Joints With the Right Supplements

Although you probably don’t give your joints much of a thought in your teens, by the time you get to your mid-to late twenties, especially if you have an active lifestyle, we bet you probably start to notice them more?