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.

Collagen dog treats
Animal Health

Easy Dog Treats

16 July 2020
Unlike our feline friends, dogs will often eat literally anything, including but not limited to things that are disgusting to us and/or toxic for them. Human treats are very attractive to the puppers, but unfortunately the list of things that can harm dogs includes ...
Pet joint health leads to increase overall mobility and quality of life
Animal Health

Joint Health for Pets!

14 July 2020
Pets are family, and it can be very distressing when your beloved cat or dog starts suffering the problems that come with age. Just like in humans, one of the most common issues afflicting aging animals is joint dysfunction. Dogs in particular are prone to ...
Mediterranean diet can supplement your 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 ...
Hazelnut crusted salmon

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 ...
Managing your sleep

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 ...
Tips for keeping well in 2020

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 ...
Collagen coffee smoothie

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 ...
Collagen powder based recipe - gummies

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 to help your skin look and feel younger, and there is the option to boost them ...
Supporting Telomere's

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 ...
Collagen smoothie recipe with berries

Skin Boosting Collagen 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 Raw Collagen Powder which contains ...
Candied Almonds

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 ...
Types of Collagen and there benefits

Bovine vs. Marine Collagen: Which is better?

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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