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Focus on Shatavari

Posted on Jul 2, 2018 in Featured

Focus on Shatavari

The primary ingredient in Pukka’s Women’s range is shatavari, which can be translated to mean “hundred husbands” – hinting at its traditional uses for increasing fertility and supporting hormonal balance in women. Considered in the Ayurvedic tradition to be the main rejuvenating tonic for women, this root is suitable for women throughout the many stages of life. Key qualities: hormone-balancing, immune-modulating, adaptogen. Pukka Womankind also contains reishi with immune-modulating β-glucans, naturally sourced B-vitamins for hormone balance, and turmeric and green tea with...

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Rude Health Magazine

Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in Featured

Rude Health Magazine

Welcome to the Rude Health Magazine – the official magazine of Health Stores Ireland (IAHS). Pick up your free copy from your local member store. Alternatively you can read the magazine online or you can have it send straight to your in-box by registering for your email copy...

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Cardio 40+

Posted on May 4, 2018 in Featured

Cardio 40+

Love your heart and keep it beating for many happy decades to come. Friday evening. Dinner with friends. The wine flows and the chargrilled steak smells amazing. What could dessert be? Of course, you know none of this is going to help your gently expanding waistline. But that’s what happens after 40, isn’t it? You are not unfit, you still run and go to the gym. Weight gain is not even the problem, it’s just that unless you really look after yourself, it’s hard to stay in shape. And life is busy. Commutes are long. Work is intense. ‘Another glass? Yes...

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Saffron – Ingredient of the Year

Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Featured

Saffron – Ingredient of the Year

Leading ethical vitamin company Viridian Nutrition has unveiled the spice saffron as the ‘Viridian Ingredient of the Year 2018’. Experts at Viridian Nutrition have forecast the vibrant-red spice, known for being more expensive than gold, to be significant in the world of health in the year ahead. Saffron, which comes from the stigmas of the delicate Crocus sativus flower, has a long history in traditional healing and as a culinary spice. Cultivation and use of saffron dates back more than 3,500 years, in both Roman and Egyptian texts where it was used in cooking, dyes, cosmetics and as a...

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The Whole Food Bowl

Posted on Jan 31, 2018 in Featured

The Whole Food Bowl

The Whole Food Bowl is a collection of recipes and stories from the health stores of Ireland, showcasing a truly unique Irish industry. Available from health stores nationwide, all proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Special Olympics Ireland to help make many athletes’ dreams a reality. RSP €9.99

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