You will soon be able to put your lab coat on and have a look round our science lab but for now, have a read of our latest articles.
The latest articles designed to help support a healthy lifestyle.
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?
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?
I’m delighted to introduce Bone Care, the latest product in our Vegetology family of products. Bone Care 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!
Everyone is talking about Omega‑3. They have numerous benefits for the body – in fact ‘essential fatty acids’ 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.
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.
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.
Omega‑3 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.
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.