PUROLABS BLOG

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Your source for tips, advice & recipes on how to live a balanced lifestyle & be a healthier, happier you.

A bottle of Purolabs milk thistle next to purple flowers.
Healthy Living

What Is Milk Thistle?

Milk thistle is a great example of plant ingredients which have been used for centuries for its health benefits but have only been given the scientific credit it deserves in recent decades through ...
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Healthy Living

What Are NRVs (Nutrient Reference Values)? Everything You Need To Know.

Nutritional aims to meet the needs of a population in and of itself is a complicated topic. Take the population of the UK for example at just under 67 million people1. The needs of each individual ...
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Healthy Living

What Are Fillers And Are They Bad For You?

There has been a notable trend in recent years: a growing awareness by consumers moving away from allopathic medicine and seeking alternative therapies and products to help boost their general heal...
A bowl of pills next to a bowl of vegetables
Healthy Living

Bioavailability & Absorption Explained

“I am so confused about which supplements to take; so many new supplements are popping up on the market, I can’t decipher which ones are right for me.” This is an all-too-common query I receive fro...
Roots and powder of Ashwagandha in white bowl on wooden background. Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry.
Mind & Mood

What Are Adaptogens?

Modern living has left the average person with much to deal with. Mounting deadlines, family and societal pressures, juggling roles on a daily basis, and doing this all whilst maintaining perfect m...
A bottle of quercetin complex next to an apple
Skin Supplements

What Is Quercetin?

Quercetin is part of a group of antioxidant plants called flavonoids and has been growing in popularity in recent years. The antioxidant was first named in 1857 and was derived from quercetum (oak ...