Daily Mail – Organic food ‘can help you lose weight and live longer’

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author: May 31st, 2011 in category: Self Belief

An article in the Daily Mail this week (21/05/11) claimed that organic food can actually help you live longer. Based on a recent study by The University of Newcastle, the article commented that “organic produce could help you live longer as well as keeping you healthier and slimmer”. The study showed that organic fruit and vegetables, grown [...]

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An Introduction to Chanoyu – The Japanese Tea Ceremony

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author: May 20th, 2011 in category: Wonder

Since we read the amazing article ‘Chanoyu and the Rituals of Tea Drinking’ inYoga Magazine, we thought we’d do our own post on Chanoyu, for those that didn’t get chance to check it out. Chanoyu is otherwise know as the Japanese tea ceremony. The literal meaning of the word is ‘hot water for tea’, but [...]

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Cultivating a
 Sustainable 
Supply
 of
 Kutki

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author: May 19th, 2011 in category: Wonder

Kutki: An Endangered Himalayan Herb Picrorhiza kurroa,
 or 
Kutki,
 is
 a
 valuable 
medicinal
 herb
 that 
grows
 at 
high
 altitudes 
in
 the
 Himalayas.
 It
 is harvested 
today,
 as 
it
 has
 been 
for
 thousands 
of 
years, 
by 
the 
local 
villagers 
for 
its 
bitter
r hizomes, 
which
 are highly
 valued
 for
 their 
powerful 
anti‐inflammatory
 and
anti‐bacterial
 properties. In
 recent
 decades [...]

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Reveal Magazine Mentions Pukka Three Ginger

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author: May 19th, 2011 in category: Self Belief

Pukka Three Ginger tea has got a mention in the upcoming edition of Revealmagazine, in the article ‘What’s Your Pain IQ?’, that looks into high street purchased painkillers and their natural alternatives. We’re all very happy that our ginger tea is going down a treat and getting some much deserved attention. The ginger we use in Three Ginger is 100% [...]

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Feel the lightness and brightness of spring

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author: May 19th, 2011 in category: Vitality

Now that spring has sprung and summer’s warmer weather is on its way, our wardrobes begin their annual rotation from hats and scarves to shorts and t-shirts. Clothes that show more skin may be par for the course for the season and taking as much care in how we feel as we look is key [...]

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Kindle Your Digestive Fire

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author: May 19th, 2011 in category: Vitality

Our digestive health is at the very root of our general wellbeing. We’ve all heard the expression, ‘You are what you eat’, but our digestion is also affected by the time we dine and a diet that’s suitable for the season. During winter, many of us overindulge in rich, heavy foods, which lead to the [...]

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Enjoy a Daily Detox

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author: May 19th, 2011 in category: Vitality

For many people, a detox is an annual event that starts and ends in January. Overindulgence in food and drink during the festive season can leave us bloated and lethargic, so it’s natural that we should wish to bring our health back to balance. The first month of a new year may be the most [...]

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Make a Good Day a Great Day

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author: May 19th, 2011 in category: Self Belief

Taking time for a tea break can make a good day a great day. It’s the perfect opportunity to step back from your daily duties and return feeling refreshed and refocused. Here at Pukka we have great tasting blends for morning, noon and night. Feel lifted with Morning Time Start the day the Pukka way [...]

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Winter Warmers

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author: May 12th, 2011 in category: Vitality

As winter approaches, coughs and colds are rife and many of us approach Christmas more full of congestion than festive cheer. With the temperature dropping over the coming months, we open our winter wardrobes and wrap up in hats, gloves and scarves, but our busy lifestyles can mean we don’t always get the nutrients we [...]

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Is December too much to digest?

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author: May 12th, 2011 in category: Vitality

The festive season is a time during which many of us overindulge. Mince pies, mulled wine and rich desserts are plentiful throughout December, so come January it’s no surprise that ‘detox’ and ‘exercise more’ top many New Year’s resolution lists. How many are to adhered to is another matter! Excess eating and drinking – and [...]

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