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Stay up-to-date with the latest advances in health and wellness with our team's blogs on joint, cardiovascular and skin health plus some great advice on nutrition for overall well-being.

Here you can learn some of the science behind our products as well as lifestyle tips to help them work most effectively.

hyaluronic acid
Health

Ingredient Spotlight: Hyaluronic Acid

14 March 2021
If you’re a user of our joint health product Pro-d, you’ve probably noticed the presence of an ingredient called hyaluronic acid. That hyaluronic acid is not just a minor supporting ingredient, it is a very big deal!Hyaluronic acid is a versatile natural substance, ...
Pro-d Matcha Latte Smoothie
Recipes

Pro-D Matcha Latte Smoothie

09 March 2021
Do you Matcha?Matcha is made from the powdered leaf of 𝘤𝘢𝘮𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘢 𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘴, which is the same plant that all black, green and white teas come from☕🍵As you drink the whole leaf, instead of just the leaf infusion, it does have a few extra nutrients ...
Puraz Collagen Infusion
Beauty

Ingredient Spotlight - Phenolic Antioxidants

22 February 2021
If you’ve had a quick look at our Collagen Infusion label, you’ll see that we include an antioxidant complex that provides around 80mg of phenolic antioxidants per dose. In today’s ingredient spotlight, we will briefly explain what these are and why we think you need ...
Infusion, or PRO-d, or Sleep Manager - Which Puraz collagen products should you use?
Health, Beauty

Which Puraz Collagen Product is for Me?

22 February 2021
Here at Puraz as the collagen experts we have huge enthusiasm for collagen peptides. Collagen is now in all our core products except krill oil and although this makes it easy to get your daily collagen, it also introduces some decision making into your already-busy ...
Sunrise
Health

Befriend your Circadian Rhythm for Better Sleep

25 January 2021
There are many reasons why getting to sleep easily may be something you could only dream of, and one of those is a dysregulated circadian rhythm. When it comes down to it, humans are animals and have evolved in synch with the many cycles of our home planet. One of the ...
Puraz Sleep Manager
Health

Ingredient Spotlight! Glycine for Sleep

25 January 2021
The amino acid glycine makes up nearly half of every dose in our Sleep Manager product and we’ve decided you might be interested in why it’s there, and what it does, exactly.An interesting point about glycine is that it is already the main component of collagen, ...
Holiday skin care tips
Beauty

Healthy Skin from Within over the Holidays

08 December 2020
The New Zealand summer is glorious. We really have it good, don’t we? Beaches, green spaces, cafes, gardens, we have them and naturally we want to get out there and enjoy them! However, while we appreciate that you have outdoor feasting to do, we’d also like to offer ...
Chocolate Almond Butter Dates
Recipes

Christmas Recipe: Chocolate Dates

08 December 2020
These tasty date-based chocs are the perfect easy treat to bring along to a Christmas social event. You could even put them in a nice jar as a present!What you'll need:250 grams of dark chocolate250 grams of pitted dates. You can use either medjool or deglet noor ...
Probiotic Smoothie Bowl
Recipes

Probiotic Smoothie Bowl

23 November 2020
You want something that’s more than a smoothie, but fruitier than a granola and that will set you up for the day by looking after your probiotic and prebiotic needs? How about a Probiotic Smoothie Bowl? Yes please.Ingredients:Serves Two2 bananas (frozen or raw is ...
gut health
Health

Gut Health

23 November 2020
Gut HealthGut health! Everyone’s talking about it, but what is it exactly, why does it matter, what can we do to maximize it and what is the microbiome?  We’re here today to answer your questions.The ‘gut’ refers to your gastrointestinal system that breaks down and ...
Omega 3 is good for brain health
Health

Stay Sharp with Omega 3's

14 September 2020
Whether you imagine an old age full of travel, gardening, playing with the grandkids or doing crosswords, there’s one body part that you need healthy and fit: your brain! Full cognitive function can help you make the most of every moment and stay independent for ...
Krill Oil or Fish Oil which is better for omega 3 fatty acids
Health

Krill Oil or Fish Oil, Which is Better?

10 September 2020
A consistent intake of omega 3 fatty acids is one of the best and easiest (!) things you can do for your health. The benefits of the omega 3’s DHA (docohexanoic acid) and EPA (ecosapentanoic acid) are well researched and widely known. You’ve probably already heard ...
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