4 Lifestyle Tips to have a Good Night Rest

There are many reasons why people have trouble falling and staying asleep.  Here are tips about getting better rest at night, plus a list of causes for sleeping issues and how to get rid of them. LIFESTYLE IMPROVEMENTS DAYTIME HABITS Don’t nap during the day. This will throw off your body clock and can make it difficult to sleep at night. If you must, do it for less than 30 minutes and keep it early. Limit caffeine and alcohol. Alcohol can interrupt normal sleep patterns, causing you to have only one or two REM sleep cycles instead of six or… Click here to read more

A case of the Chickenpox?

It is never an easy time, looking on, when your child is sick. Thankfully, Red Seal’s Naturopath, Julie Fergusson has some suggestions that may help. Fight the virus with Vitamin’s Kindervital 10 ml gives important nutrients such as Vitamin A and Vitamin D, which are important to support the immune system. Add herbs such as Echinacea or olive leaf for better results. Lysine for the little ones Lysine is also a good option to help strengthen the body’s defences. Generally a dose for a child is 20 mg per kilo. Often this supplement is mixed with zinc for lip health,… Click here to read more

Blackstrap Molasses Authenticity Clarification

Recently Red Seal’s Molasses product has undergone some changes that may have caused some confusion for our customers with regard to authenticity. 4 things in particular have changed: 1.) The bottle 2.) The Molasses 3.) The label 4.) The batch code format We would like to address each one 1.) The bottle:  Red Seal manufacture a shorter 500g bottle of Blackstrap Molasses, we also have a slightly taller 500g bottle. Red Seal Molasses is extremely popular both in New Zealand and internationally.  The product is so popular that sometimes we have struggled to have consistent supply of the same bottle.  Unfortunately, this has meant that we… Click here to read more

Let’s give thanks

Appreciating what we have, rather than despairing over what we don’t, is one of the keys to a happy and healthy life. We take a look at a few things for which to be grateful. HEALTH IN A TEA CUP Here’s to a pick-me-up that’s truly good for you. Sitting down for a cup of tea can be a tiny oasis of calm in the middle of a stressful day. And when you fill your mug with Red Seal Green Tea or Red Bush Tea you get an extra shot of antioxidants – just three cups a day are enough… Click here to read more

Sticky Malt Loaf

Try our Blackstrap Molasses in this Sticky Malt Loaf, ready in 1 hour 20 minutes. Serves 10. Blackstrap Molasses is rich in calcium, magnesium and iron, and is a natural source of essential minerals, vitamins and trace elements. Blackstrap Molasses is the natural raw product left after sugar cane crushing. 1 table (21g) of Blackstrap Molasses provides approximately 169mg of calcium and 3.0 mg of Iron. INGREDIENTS 170ml strong hot tea 170g malt extract (see tip), plus 1 tablespoon extra 3 tablespoons Red Seal Blackstrap Molasses 2 tablespoons butter, melted 300g raisins, stalks removed ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 cups… Click here to read more

Protein with a five star rating

As one of the important building blocks of our body, protein is essential in every cell.  Made up of smaller components called amino acids, protein is utilised for energy, cell building, healing, hormone reactions and even blood sugar balance.  A diet with adequate intake of protein is essential for optimum health.   What is Protein? There are 22 amino acids, classified as essential or non-essential. Essential amino acids are named as such because they cannot be made by the body. As a result, they must come from food. Animal protein sources are the best sources of essential amino acids, but it… Click here to read more