The Spring Equinox falls on 24th March this year. It is the day that the sun aligns with the equator, meaning that we have a perfect balance of 12 hours… Read More »
I hope that you will be able to join us for our wellbeing day on 17th February. In the main store you can meet Jes and Jerome from Botanic Revival… Read More »
At the start of the year many of us resolve to make changes to our lives and it’s a great opportunity to do so. The start of the year brings… Read More »
We have a new Irish made range of bottle and tea blends in our stores. Dr Clare Apothecary range is the result of many clinical years of GP and Herbal… Read More »
Echinacea purpurea is a powerful substance to have in your arsenal to beat winter colds and viruses, including Covid-19.
If you are coeliac or have guests who are gluten intolerant this Christmas, you don’t have to miss out the cake.
Our ancestors added seaweeds and algae to foods for many different benefits, including to help maintain metabolism, breakdown catarrh, increase antioxidants and to support healthy skin function. Here are a… Read More »
It’s natural for people to experience tension, stress, and worry when under strain. In fact, two out of every five individuals say they worry at least once per day. Some… Read More »
We talk about magnesium a lot in New Leaf. Magnesium is a mineral that is sorely missing from the Irish diet. Not only are our soils depleted of this vital… Read More »
I thought it would be good to look for some delicious and different healthier Christmas cake recipes that you can bake at home. This post was originally from 2017 so… Read More »
With the pumpkins back in supermarkets again it’s time to get making soup. This is a delicious vegan recipe. Pumpkin flesh is a great source of vitamin C, vitamin E,… Read More »
This month we are delighted to be sponsoring the Trail Running Ireland podcast for the first time. Trail Running Ireland is a podcast for the Trail and Mountain Running Community… Read More »
A diet to help general hair health and also prevent hair loss and thinning must include vitamins A, C, D, and E, zinc, B vitamins, iron, biotin, protein, and essential… Read More »
Our bodies use cholesterol to build healthy cells. Sometimes too much cholesterol can build up and that can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. It’s important to try… Read More »
Sleep is important for our mental and physical health, but many people suffer from sleep problems. For many people stress is at the heart of their problems preventing them from… Read More »
Although all women will go through the menopause, there is no fixed or standard experience. A few women will be hardly aware of going through the menopause. For many, the… Read More »
Kids and adults alike need certain nutrients and vitamins in the diet to help boost their immune systems to aid in protecting against colds, viruses and all the other germs… Read More »
These steamed buns are light, fluffy and addictive. Six buns feels about right for two… maybe a bit indulgent, but you’ll find that two is not enough, so best err… Read More »
I often get asked what the difference is between our vitamins and the ones that you might see in the supermarket. The vitamins and supplements that we sell are of… Read More »
It’s so good to be able to travel more freely again this summer and I want you to enjoy your holiday to the fullest. There’s nothing worse than getting an… Read More »
New Leaf has a wellness centre upstairs in both stores. Natural health practitioners use that space and offer consultations and classes. Sinead Dundon (Tummy Tamer), Anne O’Connell (Reiki and Rahinni)… Read More »
Friend of New Leaf, Jason Williamson is taking on a massive ordeal – running the length of Ireland via “The Ireland Way” as fast as possible, solo! Mairead has joined… Read More »
At New Leaf we have recently started stocking Gilbert Murphy Premium Raw Cider Vinegar which is made locally in Kilfinane in the foothills of the Ballyhoura Mountains. This amazing Apple… Read More »
Red lentils are rich in vitamins A, B6 and folate. Rosemary is an ultra-fragrant herb that is rich in antioxidants, which prevent cell damage.
It can be challenging to wind down and get a good quality night’s sleep around exam time but taking steps to look after your physical and mental health, and ensuring… Read More »
This week we are looking at the benefits of Biotin. Biotin (vitamin B7) is found in foods like eggs, milk, and bananas. It helps the body convert food into energy and plays many other important roles in health.
Winter can leave your skin feeling dull and lifeless and now is the time to get it ready for the summer. Be sure to drink enough water maybe swap caffeinated… Read More »
Often, people don’t think about their joints until they are experiencing discomfort. But being proactive in caring for your joints will ensure that you can continue doing the activities you love and enjoy.
Lent is here and many people make a decision to give unhealthy habits up, or take new things up. Here’s some tips to help you. If you are giving up… Read More »
The gut, technically, is the pathway from your mouth to your rear. A healthy gut is made up of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other single-celled organisms. The mix of these… Read More »
As the evenings stretch again and spring is on the horizon, it’s a great time to get back outside training, running, cycling or walking again.
Are you recovering from one of the many sicknesses that are doing the rounds? Here are some tips to help you get back to full health as quickly as possible. … Read More »
Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems. It was developed more than 3,000 years ago in India.Its main goal is to promote good health, not fight disease…. Read More »
There’s plenty of well known immunity boosters like Vitamin C, Vitamin D and Zinc, but in this article I want to share a few of the less well known ones.
In this issue I want to tell you about two supplements made by Synergy that I think are really great products – ProArgi9+ and PhytoLife.
Susan Sheehan, Women’s Health Practitioner, shared with me her own experience and expertise in enabling women to heal.
Did you know that Revive Active is in fact a Super Supplement, and not just a multivitamin?
Mairead’s tips for boosting your energy levels and pushing for that extra percent.
With the new school term beginning, we look at how to make things as smooth as possible for pupils, teachers and parents.
Mushrooms in Kampo are said to not only be nutrient-dense but may also contain medicinal properties that have been used for healing properties for thousands of years.
. Research is showing that gut health plays a role in your mental health, heart health and in your immune system. It may also help prevent some cancers and autoimmune diseases.
Your body already does an excellent job of eliminating problematic chemicals because it’s an optimized detoxing system in itself but there are ways to help your kidneys, liver and lungs to achieve this task more quickly.
Mairead, the owner of New Leaf, took on the Montane Spine Challenger – a gruelling 108mile race in the Peak District.
One of our lovely customers, Nora, shared this delicious cake recipe with us recently. It’s gluten free and it is really tasty!
son upon us I thought I would look at some of the natural products that can help deal with stress and help the memory. Stress levels can be higher than us
Itchy eyes, blocked sinuses and sneezing are all common symptoms and it can make the springtime unpleasant for sufferers.
A look at Irish skin care company Mindful Beauty
There is a huge range of sleep remedies and some suit certain people better than others.
Brewed in Cobh Co. Cork since early 2019 by Jessica and Jerome McCormick, Fire Tonic is growing in popularity across Ireland… and for good reason!
Buckwheat is not a grain but a seed. It is gluten free and a very good form of fibre and has a a low-to-medium glycaemic index. This means it may even lower blood sugar levels as well as being great for your gut .