Monthly archives: December 2016


Caroline Hansen

Hello, my name is Caroline Hansen. I am the UK’s leading genetic nutritionist, specialising in wellness, weight management, and fitness. My clients come to me because they are confused about what healthy really means and because they are tired of generalised advice that simply doesn’t […]


Manufacturing update: supercritical extraction

Our new omega-3 oil supplier uses supercritical CO2 extraction – a gentler process that’s better for the environment Igennus is transitioning over to a new omega-3 oil supplier, and several of our products now contain omega-3 oil purified via a cutting edge process called Supercritical […]


Research update: cognitive decline & autism

Omega-3s aid in the clearance of brain-derived amyloid-β peptides – benefits for delaying cognitive decline The  marine-derived long-chain fatty acids EPA & DHA are well known to be associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease,  and a recent study has shed some interesting light […]


Western diseases – is there a NAFLD crisis

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an increasingly common liver condition that primarily affects people who drink little or no alcohol.  The incidence of NAFLD appears to be increasing at an alarming rate and can range from simple hepatic steatosis (which is reversible) to non-alcoholic […]


Top 5 nutrients for optimal cognitive health

I was saddened by the recent news of Monty Python star Terry Jones’ diagnosis with primary progressive aphasia, a severe form of dementia that directly affects the speech.  Along with so many of my favourite personalities, including Robin Williams, Peter Falk (‘Columbo’) and the wonderfully […]