Welcome to the Puraz Blog

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.

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Health

An Introduction to the Mediterranean Diet

25 May 2020
The ‘Mediterranean Diet’ describes the traditional eating patterns of many countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, such as Italy and Sardinia. Eating ‘the Mediterranean way’ has been shown in observational studies and clinical trials to result in multiple ...
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Recipes

Hazelnut Crusted Salmon

19 May 2020
Salmon is good for you, so are nuts, so let’s put them together in a very tasty recipe that doesn’t take long and largely uses ingredients that are currently seasonal in New Zealand.IngredientsOne large or two smaller salmon fillets (~250 grams total)2.5 heaped tbsp ...
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Health

Top Ten Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

20 April 2020
Along with nutritious food, exercise and social interaction, effective sleep is one of the non-negotiable cornerstones of a healthy life. Insufficient sleep reduces quality of life and increases the risk of physical and mental health problems1, and approximately 1/3 ...
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Health

Wellness Tips for 2020

01 April 2020
We are in challenging times! How do you stay well when we are not only approaching cold and flu season, but also have the threat of a novel coronavirus to deal with? Here are our top tips to keep yourself healthy.Pristine hands! Wash them with soap and use sanitisers ...
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Recipes

Wake Up Collagen Smoothie

15 March 2020
What is the best way to start the day following that excellent sleep you got after taking our Sleep Manager? Beauty boosting coffee hit, anyone? This delicious smoothie could either be an addition to your breakfast, or a nutritious breakfast on its own for those of us ...
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Recipes

Sugar-Free Collagen Gummies

03 March 2020
Would you like to munch lollies while also being good to yourself?  Today's recipe is definitely for you. These yummy sugar-free gummies contain two full serves of our Raw Collagen powder, and there is the option to boost them with vitamin C as well.  What you'll ...
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Health

All About Telomeres!

06 February 2020
What is a Telomere and why should you care?The 'telomere' is a section of DNA that exists on the tips of your chromosomes, and protects them. It is often described as being like the plastic tip on the end of a shoelace that stops it unraveling.  Our cells are ...
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Recipes

Skin Boosting Smoothie Recipe

20 January 2020
Let's start the day with a skin-loving antioxidant smoothie! There are many ways to go about constructing a smoothie, but the classic banana and berries will always be a winner, especially when boosted with a scoop or two of our new Collagen Raw. The result is a thick ...
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Beauty

Saving your Skin from Within this Summer

05 January 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 surfing moves to show off, we’d also like to ...
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Recipes

Christmas Recipe - Candied Almonds

20 December 2019
Are you looking for some delicious Christmassy snacks, or perhaps want to offer someone a unique gift?  We'd recommend these candied almonds, and of course if you want to add that New Zealand touch, the recipe also works with locally grown hazelnuts or macadamia ...
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Health

Bovine vs. Marine Collagen: Which is better REALLY?

15 December 2019
Bovine or marine collagen? It can seem so confusing, with misinformation bubbling up from every corner of the internet, so please allow us a minute or two to clarify the situation. For nearly 20 years Puraz has focused on bovine collagen, but this was not an easy or ...
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Beauty

Collagen Infusion: The What, Why and Who!

05 December 2019
Let's talk about our star beauty product, Collagen InfusionWhat is it?We were excited to introduce 100% Collagen Infusion at the end of 2018 as an evolution of our previous flagship collagen product. Customers had been asking for antioxidants and vitamin C to go with ...
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