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How eating kiwifruit can boost your mood!

How eating kiwifruit can boost your mood!

According to NZ Doctor a study at the University of Otago demonstrated that eating two kiwifruit a day for two weeks can improve feelings of liveliness for those who are low in Vit C. The study demonstrated some advantages of obtaining Vitamin C through fresh fruit rather than supplementary tablets. These included feeling more lively and more of a boost in participants mood.  Discover our fresh fruit hampers here to brighten someone's day!

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Why should you pamper yourself?

Why should you pamper yourself?

Most people deal with some form of stress in their life, some stress is in the form of daily life hassles, others stressors are life long. Research shows stress is not good for our health. Decreasing your stress levels can help improve immunity and longevity. Getting pampered with a massage, taking a long bath, eating chocolate or lighting a candle can help to reduce stress levels. Life is full of busy schedules and it often feels like there is always something going on, it is vital to take time out and treat yourself or someone else! Discover pamper gift packs...

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Why do we give gifts?

Why do we give gifts?

There are many different occasions we celebrate, most of which include giving gifts towards others. But have you ever questioned where the idea of gift giving comes from? What is the reason behind it? On many occasions we give gifts as it is customary to do. For example on birthday's, Christmas, wedding's or Valentine's Day. Part of the meaning behind this is to show our gratitude for that person as gift giving creates a joyful reaction from both parties. One of the psychological theories behind gift giving highlights, humans are social beings. Therefore, gift giving allows humans to bond with...

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What is special about craft beer compared to 'regular' beer?

What is special about craft beer compared to 'regular' beer?

Craft beer has become an increasingly popular beer of choice. But, how exactly does craft beer differ from 'regular' beer brands like Heinekin and Speights? According to New World, in America craft beer means to be a small, independent brand. This is in comparison to the large beer industries in America. In New Zealand craft beer is known for it's flavour - craft beers are often rich in different flavour combinations, which can distinguish them from other 'regular' beer brands. Craft beer also differs from 'regular' beer as it often has a higher alcohol percentage.  Discover our range of craft beer...

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Why do men like to drink beer?

Why do men like to drink beer?

Ever wondered the psychology behind men liking beer? Turns out there are studies which reveal why drinking beer is appealing to men, perhaps more so than it is appealing to women. According to pH lab, one of the first reasons relates to socialising with other men and the connection brought about when men sit with each other and drink beer. The mere act of drinking beer in a group of men has been shown to boost moods. As well as this, an ingredient in beer may trigger the release of dopamine which can act to establish a link between the reward centre in...

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