Yearly archives: 2014


An organic truth 2

Comparing organic produce to conventional fruit and vegetables is a bit like comparing a stuffed toy to the family dog. From a distance, they both look like animals but on closer inspection we realise pretty quickly that one is an artificial, manufactured product and the […]


Feature story – Nicola Reed

For massage therapist Nicola, having a visible and uncomfortable skin condition on her arms and around her body couldn’t help but affect her confidence with clients and her ability to do her job. An avid vegetarian for the past twenty years and someone who was […]


New and in-progress EPA research

As a pioneer of EPA-only therapeutics it saddens and frustrates us here at Igennus to see published papers attributing their positive outcomes simply to omega-3, or specifically DHA, when EPA, more often than not, played a significant role in the result. Due to EPA’s relatively […]


Staying savvy in school 2

Anyone who has ever watched a documentary about child geniuses might have stolen a glance across the lounge and wondered if their child would have the potential to be a wunderkind. Intelligence is partly inherited and there is no doubt that coaching methods, long hours […]


Spotlight on Ubiquinol

Ubiquinol is a powerful antioxidant with many health benefits, although it is often forgotten when considering the long list of nutrients our bodies require. With its unique energy-boosting, heart health and anti-ageing properties, it really should be in the limelight when considering our optimal health […]


Anne Tuhkanen

Anne qualified as a chiropractor in 1988. Since then she has treated musculo-skeletal disorders with chiropractic, soft tissue work, exercise and nutrition. For the past few years Anne’s main interests have been especially Developmental Delay Syndromes and Benign Positional Vertigo. Nutrition plays a major role […]


The role of EPA in the chemoprevention of colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer and the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths globally (www.cancer.org). Whilst established risk factors include personal or family history, studies indicate that Western dietary and lifestyle factors, particularly those that create an inflammatory environment, contribute significantly […]


Creating an alkaline pH in the body 2

A new craze seems to have swept the shores of yo-yo diet land, internet nutrition experts and food fanatics: The Acid-Alkaline Diet. After having lived through the Atkins and Paleo craze, this ‘new-found wisdom’ of pH-altering foods seems to be catching on rather quickly because […]


Julia Charles

By using a number of diagnostic tools my aim is to identify the underlying cause of a problem in order to advise, empower and educate you to take control of your own health and wellbeing. Generally, in this western world of instant gratification, highly processed […]


Achieving optimum health – ignore all advice! 2

This topic could be very straightforward. Eat your 5-a-day, have some healthy fats, say no to processed foods, reduce your sugar intake and do some exercise! I could finish this article here as I don’t want to bore you with facts you are already familiar […]