Could white bread be linked to depression?


Last week we discovered some interesting research by The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, exploring how eating certain foods can have an effect on our emotional wellbeing. The key finding Led by Dr James Gangwisch from Columbia University, the study analysed data collected by The National Institutes of Health. This was collated from more than […]

Healthier summer cocktails


During the summer months, cocktails are traditionally our tipples of choice. That said, they tend to suffer a pretty bad reputation in the world of healthy living. The reason? Many of them are packed with sugar. Here at Pai HQ, we refused to believe that all cocktails deserve a bad name. So, for the sake […]

Vacation vs. Staycation: Our favourite destinations

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The English summer seems to be drawing to a close around us, but there’s still time for one last holiday excursion. The big question is: where will you go? Will you stay local and explore what’s on your doorstep or hop on a plane to sunnier climes? We’ve put together our ultimate staycation vs. vacation […]

Three ways to have more energy each morning


Some mornings you just can’t face dragging yourself out of bed – we’ve all been there. But if you’re finding this is happening day in day out, you might need to tweak your everyday routine. Here’s how to increase your energy levels in three easy steps – no caffeine involved! 1. Sleep with your blinds […]

Can probiotics help sensitive skin?

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For part two of OptiBac’s guest post series on our blog, they’re looking at the link between digestive health and tricky skin. It is sometimes said that our skin is the expression of our health and this can indeed be true. Our skin is functionally both a protective layer around our body but it is […]

What are probiotics and how can they improve your health?

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As unglamorous as it may be, we know that a healthy gut is essential to overall wellbeing. What we’re only just becoming fully aware of is how much gut health can affect conditions ranging from mild skin sensitivity to eczema, acne and urticaria. To understand more about the role probiotics can play in keeping skin […]

Healthy ice-lolly recipes


When London is hot, all you can think about are ways to cool down. While nipping to the corner shop for a Magnum is always an option, here at Pai HQ we’re always on the lookout for a DIY project. As usual, anything that treats the taste buds and includes a few of your five […]

Exclusive recipe from The Detox Kitchen

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We’re always on the lookout for new ways to shake up our favourite meal of the day – breakfast! So this recipe from our friends at The Detox Kitchen couldn’t have come at a better time. Give it a go, you’ll be surprised by how filling it is. AVOCADO SMASH WITH TOASTED NUTS & SEEDS […]

How to find balance in your lifestyle


We talk about balance a lot. Usually, this is about the importance of skin balance, but personally, I’m a big believer in maintaining balance in every area of life. We only have to take a quick browse of social media to see the huge interest currently surrounding wellbeing and the concept of “clean” living. I […]

Secret spots in London


Eight years ago, Pai was born in a garage in West London. Fast-forward to 2015 and we still manufacture and distribute every one of our products from our (significantly larger!) HQ in the capital. Born and bred here in the city, Pai is one very proud Londoner! These days that’s unchanged; members of our team […]

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