Salt: friend or foe?

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 2 Comments

Do you avoid adding any salt to your food because it’s bad for you? I did this for years but it turns out I wasn’t doing myself any favours. Salt is actually a vital part of our diet and it’s important that we include the right kind of salt in the right amounts. Find out all that you need to …

Get back in sync

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The In-Sync Diet may seem like a regular diet book, but that’s actually not the case. There’s so much more to a healthy weight and a healthy body and mind, than what we eat. Our bodies are made up of incredibly complex systems and they are all connected. If one part is out of sync, it affects all the other …

FloVibe

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Fitness 6 Comments

Imagine a weekend where you can go and chill in the woods, rock out at a music festival AND do yoga, meditation, and dance as well as indulge in treatments like massage and reflexology? Sound heavenly? Welcome to FloVibe, the very first festival of it’s kind On top of this there will be workshops of all descriptions and talks ranging …

Feeling Thirsty

Need a drink?

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The subject of this article (first published in Natural Health magazine) is a very important aspect of my book The In-Sync Diet written with nutritionist Fleur Borelli. Who would have known that drinking water incorrectly or not having enough of it can actually make you fat? But as Fleur explains it (based on very recent and new information) when we …

Animal Protein: Friend or Foe?

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The information on how best to eat has changed radically in the last few years. After being demonised for decades, fat is now known to be vital to our well being and surprisingly not only doesn’t make us fat, but helps with weight loss. Sugar and carbohydrates from grains are now considered to be one of main causes of the …

Mushrooms Super Food

Mushrooms – the new Superfood?

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition 4 Comments

I used to love mushrooms. I’d always order some sort of mushroom dish while eating out. Stuffed mushrooms, mushroom risotto, meat or spaghetti with mushroom sauce, the choices were endless. Then suddenly I went off them. I began to hear that being fungi, they weren’t actually good for you. They caused mucous, they gave you yeast infections, they weren’t quite …

Organic Coconut Butter

Why it’s Great to Cook with Coconut Butter

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Much has been written about coconut oil and it’s incredible health properties of late (including in my book The In-Sync Diet). One of it’s best features is that it’s good at high temperatures and so is ideal for frying and baking unlike most oils, including olive oil, that go rancid at high temperatures. But what’s the difference between coconut oil …

Salad and a Fork

The Maintenance Program

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This is probably the hardest part of any diet or fitness program. When you lose the focused, determined mindset and get back to regular living. I, of course, made it particularly hard for myself by going on holiday the minute I finished bootcamp. This meant that as well as all of the food and drink temptation, I also didn’t work …