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Vegan Pancakes
Vegan American Style Pancakes

Have you ever wanted to make vegan pancakes, but didn't know how? Or maybe you've tried them before, but they didn't turn out the way you wanted. In either case, this recipe is for you!

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The answers to your questions about Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Have you noticed that everyone is talking about Omega-3? We asked scientist and co-founder of Vegetology (and self-confessed science geek) Chris Smith to give you the lowdown on Omega-3 – what are they, where do you find them and are they really all they’re hyped up to be? We also wanted to know what foods are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and how we can include more in our diet.

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Supporting a vegan or vegetarian diet during pregnancy

A balanced vegetarian or vegan diet is considered to be a healthy diet, with many health benefits associated with it. Doctors and healthcare practitioners agree that it offers a good grounding for good health and for a very healthy pregnancy.

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Plant power that keeps your body moving

The average human body has in excess of 200 joints. The joints that we are most familiar with are those that allow movement at the point where two bones meet. Not all joints are like this, for example, the skull has many fixed joints. But the reason we are most familiar with these moving joints is perhaps because they can start to cause us the most problems as we age.

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Overcoming the winter blues with Omega-3 & Vitamin D3

Sitting here in UK and looking out at the wintery conditions, it’s hard to remember the last time I felt that warm glow from sitting out in the sun for a few minutes. We hear about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and the increased chance of various ailments during winter, and it’s easy to understand why.

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Opti3 for babies and toddlers

Omega-3 fatty acids are absolutely essential for your Baby. This starts from conception and it is vital that Mum obtains sufficient omega-3s from her diet. Omega-3 supplement is widely recommended for mums to be, and Opti3 is a perfect option.

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Omega-3 for Mums & Mums to be

A brief explanation of good fats: PUFA & Omega-3

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Migraines linked to Vitamin D deficiency

If you suffer from migraines, it might be due to a deficiency in Vitamin D according to new research.

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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?

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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!

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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?

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Why Opti3 Isn’t Just For Vegans and Vegetarians

Opti3 is Vegetology’s Omega-3 supplement,a plant-based alternative source of Omega-3 DHA and EPA. It’s easy to see why this supplement is a great choice if you follow a plant-based vegan or vegetarian diet, but Opti3 is actually a great choice for everyone! We caught up with Chris Smith, co-founder of Vegetology, scientist and self-confessed science geek to find out why this is the case.

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Will supplements give me more energy?

Smart phones, time management apps, online shopping, a connected world where you can find a restaurant or take away at the touch of a button… we live in an age of convenience. It is easier than ever before to get information or book tickets, dinner and activities. But the downside of this super-paced lifestyle is that it can feel like we are being stripped of our energy.

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Understanding Omega-3: Why EPA & DHA are superior to ALA

When we see ‘Omega-3’ splashed across product labelling we immediately feel good, and rightly so. Omega-3s are known as essential fatty acids for a reason! However, there is a world of difference between Omega-3s and it does lead to individuals believing they are getting benefits when they may not be.

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Vegan Vitamin D3 gives you more than sunshine in your life

Most of us feel happier and more healthy when we spend time in the sun, but why is that, and why does it have the power to lift our mood and renew our energy?

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This unheard of Vitamin D3 source will make you think twice about your supplements

Dietary supplements are big news. Two thirds of people in the UK take a vitamin or mineral supplement.

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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.

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The Importance of Vitamin K2 in Joint-Vie

Vitamin K2 is quite rightly getting a lot of media attention at the moment, however many people still haven’t heard of it! The research on Vitamin K2 shows numerous benefits to bones, joints and heart health.

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Phytodroitin™ – Vegan alternative to Chondroitin

Phytodroitin™ is our latest nutritional innovation, in the area of Bone & Joint health.

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What is in your fish oil supplement?

Millions of people take fish oil supplements to obtain health benefits due to their Omega-3 content. There is no question that fish oil does contain beneficial levels of Omega-3s, but firstly is there really as much Omega-3 as claimed, and secondly what else is in there?

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Vitamin D in the news: Vitamin D deficiency linked to heart attack and stroke risk

Vitamin D seems to be in the news on a daily basis at the moment and it’s hardly surprising. New research is being published all of the time demonstrating its potential health benefits on many fronts.

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Vegan & Vegetarian Supplements
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VegVit: the complete Multivitamin & Mineral Supplement for Vegans, Vegetarians, Everyone!

During the development of VegVit we had one key aim in mind, which was to make the ultimate high strength multivitamin and mineral supplement that benefits everyone, including careful thought for the needs of Vegans and Vegetarians.