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About Us

Our supplements are trusted to support your health

What we stand for

We created the brand Altruvita because we knew that many people were taking supplements to support their health and wellbeing without adequate information. Our team were seeing this in their daily practices. Everything we do at Altruvita is founded on evidence and years of experience.

Our Values

Quality before profit

The supplements market is dominated by products that have the lowest cost sources, topped up with fillers and bulking agents. At Altruvita, we use the best ingredients available with advanced manufacturing technology in the UK which ensures the highest quality and consistency in our products and we always produce in small batches to ensure the freshness of ingredients and maximum efficacy.

Based on evidence

We believe we have the most experienced team. Because our experts are committed to ensuring that every Altruvita product is proven to effectively support your health, evidence will always be at the centre of every product we create. We welcome and encourage your feedback – it helps guide everything we do.

Driven by customers

Altruvita was founded on the belief that people supporting their health with supplements deserve highest quality, best-evidenced products and reliable guidance on how to take them. We don’t just support your health; we are mindful of our impact on the environment too. Our containers are fully recyclable and shaped to fit through a letterbox, reducing unnecessary packaging. All our products are approved by the Vegetarian Society and suitable for people following a vegan diet in most cases.

Visit our blog for resources from our experts on how to better support your health.

Our Advisory Panel

Professor Martyn Caplin • BSc (HONS), DM, FRCP

ALTRUVITA’S MEDICAL ADVISOR • Professor Caplin is a highly respected gastroenterologist at both London’s Royal Free Hospital and the Wellington Hospital and a world authority on rare forms of gastrointestinal conditions, leading research and publishing over 200 medical papers. He regularly presents both nationally and internationally. In the course of his work, Professor Caplin realised that many of his patients were taking supplements without any evidence or rationale. He has contributed in reviewing the evidence for the benefits of diet and nutritional compounds and his work has been published in a number of medical journals.

Tara Whyand • M.Sc, B.Sc

ALTRUVITA’S NUTRITION ADVISOR • Tara advises Altruvita on the content of our food supplement range, on our nutrition labelling and keeps us up to date with the latest research around vitamins, minerals and plant extracts. She works as our nutrition advisor, keeping up with the latest and emerging trends in nutritional research and ensures these are incorporated into our ongoing research and development activities. She has co-authored multiple journal articles and authored several magazine articles. Tara has worked in a variety of settings within the NHS, charities and industry in the United Kingdom and Australia.

Katie Murray • BA (HONS), DipCNM, mBANT, mCNHC

ALTRUVITA’S NUTRITIONIST • Katie Murray is a registered Nutritional Therapist. Through working with our team, she aims to be a reliable source of nutrition information for her colleagues and our customers. She also works first hand with other members of the health and wellness industry. Katie qualified from the esteemed College of Naturopathic Medicine and has since gained clinical experience through her own practice helping her clients with a plethora of health conditions and nutrition concerns.

Reviewing the evidence

We believe we have the most experienced team. Our advisors have been involved in reviewing evidence on certain food supplements and disease. Read a selection of them below.

Are you a nutrition professional?

Visit our professionals area to discover more information about our work and research, including ways you can get involved.