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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10-Minute Collagen Fudge

26 November 2021
It's nearly Christmas and what you need in your life is the most delicious collagen salted caramel fudge that takes 10 minutes to make and can either be gifted, or presented to your own very grateful tastebuds. Keeping up your collagen intake over the festive season ...
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Collagen Creamer Recipe

18 October 2021
Firstly, what is Collagen Creamer?Good Question! Collagen creamer represents the happy marriage of collagen coffee and coffee creamers. Given that powdered coffee creamers are not huge in NZ, it's understandable that your first reaction might be ‘huh?’.  Adding ...
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Lockdown Tips for Eating Well

16 September 2021
Lockdown can really mess with our eating routines and habits, leaving us feeling less than optimal, and sometimes, downright overwhelmed and exhausted. Not only is there the transition to working-from-home to cope with (again), but you may also be wrangling the kids ...
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Hot Stuff Bliss Balls Recipe

26 August 2021
Snacks are the best and there is literally no need to avoid them!  What we've done with this recipe is include your daily dose of Raw Collagen in a tasty, spicy, healthy bliss balls recipe. Ingredients:Makes Six (Three bliss balls per collagen dose)4 large, soft, ...
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Our Top Three for Keeping Sane during Covid Lockdowns

19 August 2021
Lockdowns are a challenge! While we know they are necessary for curbing viral spread and keeping our physical selves safe, research shows that mental health can take a nosedive, particularly for those that already live with depression and anxiety.While working from ...
Collagen Baked Oats Bar

Collagen Baked Oats Bar

14 July 2021
This filling recipe is so many things at once! It could be a breakfast, or a snack. It’s got 14 grams of protein and 6 grams of dietary fibre and each bar has your daily dose of Puraz raw collagen powder in an easily portable form. Our recipe is egg and dairy free and ...
Joint Health

Joint Health 101: How many joints (?), and how to care for them!

24 June 2021
How many joints do you think there are in the human body? We’ll tell you later, but let’s be honest, when did you last spare a thought for any of them? They faithfully do their job every day, but if you’re like most of us, the only time you think about them is when ...
Four Ways to Healthy Skin

Four Ways to Healthy Skin

02 June 2021
Healthy, blemish-free, radiant skin is a real confidence booster at any age, and we want that for you, so we’ve researched a short list of things you can do to maximise the health of the skin you are in. These tips are achievable for anyone, and for those of you ...
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Ingredient Spotlight: All About Livaux

17 April 2021
Gastric problems are disturbingly common in New Zealand, with up to 50% of us suffering from digestive pain or discomfort, often with no known cause or medical solution. Enter a bunch of keen nutritional scientists on a mission to create natural products to help our ...
Sources of Dietary Fibre

The Facts about Fibre

17 April 2021
The concept of consuming enough ‘roughage’ has been around long enough that you’ve probably heard your grandparents endorsing it, while trying to feed you some suspiciously solid-looking bread or a bowl of oats. What Grandma was talking about is dietary fibre, and as ...
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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

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 ...
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