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The votes are in and we're excited to announce the winners of our 2021 Rude Health Magazine Awards. As always we'd like to thank all our readers and followers who took time to vote for their favourite health products. All of these products can be purchased in independent health stores across Ireland. And the winners are....

Best for Pain / Inflammation


"We are delighted ZinCuFlex has been awarded platinum in the Rude Health Best Product for Pain / Inflammation category. We regularly receive positive feedback about how quickly ZinCuFlex improves joint comfort. Ginger helps to maintain joint mobility and avoid morning stiffness, while curcumin helps to control inflammatory responses in the body, helps to protect joints and helps to maintain joint flexibility. Thank you to everyone who has voted for ZinCuFlex. We're so happy that you love the product as much as we do!"
Olive Curran, Director PPC Ltd.

Macánta Curcumin

"Thank you so much for this award. We are delighted that our Irish made curcumin is being recognised in this way by our customers for its benefits for pain/inflammation. We've had a busy few months building our new manufacturing facility in Ballinasloe and we're proud to be manufacturing award-winning products in Galway. We have always had faith that this was a strong formula that would benefit our customers, and getting this recognition is just confirming that we are making products that make a difference!"
Liam Salmon, Founder, Macánta Nutrition

Best Women's Product


"We so appreciate the support from all of our loyal customers and the team at Rude Health magazine! As a women-run company, it's very important to us to have an effective product that promotes heart health, bone health, immunity and hormone balance all in one supplement. Thank you!"
Lynae Morningstar and Meaghan Esser, owners, ITL Health Ltd.

Probio7 Intiflor

"Probio7 are so honoured that Probio7 Intiflor was voted Gold in the Best Women's Product in the Rude Health awards. Probio7 Intiflor has been specifically formulated to support female intimate health. Each amazing capsule contains two strains of clinically-studied friendly bacteria that have been selected due to their unique properties to support the female microbiome. This has been complemented with the equivalent of 11 cranberries in each capsule containing the active ingredient proanthocyanidins (PAC) and your daily intake of vitamin C. Thank you to all the Rude Health readers for your support!"
Rebecca Traylen, Head of Nutrition, Probio7

Best Gut Health Product

ProVen Probiotics Adult Acidophilus & Bifidus – 25 Billion

"Pro-Ven Probiotics are proud to win the Rude Health platinum award for best gut health support. ProVen Probiotics Adult Acidophilus & Bifidus – 25 Billion is a high-strength friendly bacteria supplement for everyday use for adults aged 16+. Supported by a unique body of UK-based clinical research, the Lab4 live bacteria in ProVen Adult 25 Billion is the most comprehensively studied group of friendly bacteria in the UK. Each capsule contains 12.5 billion friendly bacteria along with key nutrients to provide additional support for digestion (calcium) and immunity (vitamins C and D, zinc and selenium)."
Cheryl John, Sales Account Manager, Pro-Ven Probiotics

Terranova Digestive Enzymes with Probiotics

'We want to express our sincere thanks to the readers of Rude Health Magazine for supporting our Digestive Enzyme & Probiotics formulation in the Gut Health category of this year's awards! Of course, we're also immensely grateful to the independent health food shops of Ireland and their wonderful customers for how much they have supported Terranova throughout the year!"
Stephen Terrass, CEO & Founder, Terranova Nutrition

Best Kids Product

Eskimo-3 Kids

"We are delighted Eskimo-3 Kids has won platinum in the Best Kids Product Award as voted by the most important people - our customers. Because nutrition is so important in childhood, we take great care to make sure our children's products supply only the highest quality omega-3 and vitamin D, two ingredients essential for healthy brain function, vision and immunity. Thank you to all the Rude health readers who took the time to vote for Eskimo-3 Kids as their favourite kids' product. We love it too!"
Olive Curran, Director, PPC Ltd.

Junior Revive

"Junior Revive is an unflavoured super supplement for children aged between four and 12 years of age. It contains 18 vitamins and minerals, prebiotics, probiotics and Wellmune® to deliver multiple benefits in one simple powdered sachet. Junior Revive contains seven ingredients included to support the normal function of the immune system. It is made without fillers, binders, sugar, caffeine or preservatives and can be easily added to water, juice, smoothies or yoghurt. We are delighted that parents recognise the support that Junior Revive can offer to their child's wellbeing. We are really pleased to win gold in this competitive category"
Aoife Cuffe, Brand Manager, Revive Active

Best Bodycare / Toiletry

Kinvara Skincare Omega Rich Hand & Nail Cream

"We are so delighted that our Omega Rich Hand & Nail Cream has won the Platinum award for best bodycare/toiletry. During a year where hand washing and sanitising has been at its peak, our hand cream has played such an important role in the daily lives of our customers. A simple ritual such as moisturising our hands has become a key part of our day to keep our hands hydrated and in top condition. Our hand cream packed with jojoba oil, cocoa butter and lemon scented tea tree is sure to bring you a few moments of Zen."
Dr Joanne Reilly, founder of Kinvara

Dr Bronner Organic Lavender Hand Hygiene Spray

"We are elated and honoured to receive the 2021 Gold Rude Health Award for Best Bodycare/Toiletry with Dr Bronner's Lavender Organic Hand Sanitiser. The product quickly kills bacteria on hands when soap and water are unavailable, and leaves behind a lovely lavender scent. The active ingredient, ethyl alcohol, is certified organic and Fair Trade, and therefore is never derived from genetically-modified organisms or produced with harmful pesticides. Organic glycerin, which naturally draws moisture into the skin, is added to the hand spray rather than synthetic petrochemical thickeners, and this leaves a smooth after-feel that is not sticky or drying. Thank you!"
Paul Irwin, Managing Director, Dr Bronner's Ireland

Best Immune Support

Revive Active

"I am delighted that our hero product Revive Active has won this award. Revive Active is an Irish super supplement with 26 active ingredients working together, helping you put back what life takes out. It is scientifically developed to provide a multitude of benefits, including supporting the Immune System. Each daily powdered sachet contains eight active ingredients that contribute to the normal function of the immune system - vitamins D and C, B12 and B6, copper, folate and selenium. I would like to thank all the Rude Health readers who voted for us and who recognise Revive Active as a super supplement for immune support."
Joanne Clancy, Senior Brand Manager, Revive Active

A.Vogel Echinaforce Cold and Flu

"We are thrilled that Echinaforce has won the Rude Health magazine gold award for Best Immune Support product, and had received recognition we think it deserves. After a year where immune products have become so important, it makes us proud that others have found and love Echinaforce just as much as we do."
Rebekah Towle, Brand Manager, Echinaforce

Best Food / Drink

Terranova Life Drink

"Everyone at Terranova is truly grateful to the readers of Rude Health Magazine for choosing Life Drink as Best Food & Drink in this year's awards! And, as always, we deeply appreciate Ireland's independent health food shops and their wonderful customers for the support they give to Terranova every day!"
Stephen Terrass, CEO & Founder, Terranova Nutrition

If You Care Parchment Baking Paper

"We are thrilled our customers have voted for If You Care baking paper. I think we, like them, recognise the need for products that take full account of their product life cycle and responsibility for each link in the chain. We are proud of our parchment paper, because it does just that and is a great performing product as well. We are equally proud of our customers who care enough to make changes to small, everyday decisions that make a healthier planet."
Charlotte Abella, Marketing Director, If You Care

Best for Mental Health / Wellbeing

Revive Active Mastermind

"Mastermind is a super supplement containing a superior blend of active ingredients to help support brain function, cognitive function, mental performance, psychological function and the nervous system. Key nutrients include 300mg uridine, 350mg DHA and 250mg choline. Mastermind was formulated to support students, working professionals and active ageing. It comes in a convenient powdered sachet to take on-the-go which can be mixed with water, juice or even a smoothie. It is suitable for diabetics, vegetarians and a gluten-free diet. When it comes to supplementation the brain is often forgotten. I'm really pleased that the readers of Rude Health recognise the importance of brain health."
Aoife Cuffe, Brand Manger, Revive Active

Eskimo Brain 3.6.9

"Eskimo Brain 3.6.9 is loved by health stores and consumers alike. As an Irish company, we take great pride in our brand and we love to spread the word about all its benefits. Eskimo Brain 3.6.9 contains the popular Eskimo-3 fish oil rich in omega-3 EPA and DHA along with seed oils rich in omega-6 and omega-9, vitamins D and E and CoQ10. Eskimo Brain 3.6.9 supports brain and eye function, mood, memory and concentration. Thank you to all the readers that took time out to vote Eskimo Brain 3.6.9 as their favourite product and for continuing to support Irish business"
Olive Curran, Director, PPC Ltd.

If you are a supplier and would like to find out about nominating your products for our next Awards, then contact for details.