Cataract Scanning at Opticians

6 Tips to Prevent Cataracts

Glynis Barber Health 1 Comment

Cataracts are not the most glamorous subject I know, but when you consider it’s the leading cause of blindness in people over 40 (isn’t 40 way too young for such a thing??) and that you will have a one in two chance of getting them by the age of 80, it’s worth having a closer look to find out if …

The sunshine vitamin

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements 0 Comments

Vitamin D deficiency is epidemic around the world. This fact is startling on many levels. Sunlight after all is free (if a little sparse around these parts) and vitamin D is one of the cheapest supplements around. Vitamin D is probably the most vital vitamin for your health Every year, new research comes out finding  yet another amazing property about …

Looking Up and Forwards Smiling

Laugh yourself to health

Glynis Barber Health 3 Comments

I really do love laughing so much that I’ve even been known to do it on stage which is very, very naughty of me. Mind you it’s amazing what you can get away with! So of course I had to do a bit of research and then do an article on it for Natural Health Magazine. The good news is …

Good Oral Health Smile

Improve your health through good oral health

Glynis Barber Health 0 Comments

Today we are looking at health from a different perspective. From inside our mouths to be specific. Yup that’s right. Our mouths can harbour all kinds of bacteria if not looked after properly and this can lead to problems to our health generally. Luckily we have Grace Clark (who works in the dental field) to tell us all about it …

Ginger, Lemon and Honey

The wonders of ginger

Glynis Barber Health 1 Comment

As fate would have it, in the week leading up to posting this, I’ve been drinking ginger with hot water and Manuka honey, morning, noon and night. I think I’ve had more ginger in the last week than in my entire life. A combination of a very niggly cough and performing in the theatre means that my very life is …

Egg Shell

Natural egg shell membrane

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements 2 Comments

People always seem to think I’m ageing quite well and I suppose I am. But there’s one part of me that is seriously letting the side down. One part of me that is literally like a 90 year old. Is it the lines round my eyes? My jawline? Or maybe my upper arms are letting the side down?

Use gratitude to make you happier

Glynis Barber Health, Stress Management 2 Comments

I heard recently that one of the best things you can do before you go to sleep, is to think of 3 things that you’re grateful for. This simple task apparently calms down the nervous system, reduces stress and sets the brain into a positive mindset before sleep making it more regenerative. That’s rather impressive don’t you think? Here I …

Oregano Oil

The power of oregano oil

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements 11 Comments

This recent article of mine in Natural Health magazine could change your life. Are you always coming down with viruses and do they recur a few weeks later? Oregano oil is a truly wondrous herb that has certainly changed my life.

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The wonder of chocolate

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 0 Comments

What better way to kick off the Christmas and seasonable festivities than by extolling the virtues of chocolate? Oh yes a little bit of the dark stuff will not only be nutritious but will also even help with the often accompanying stress of this time of year. But as they say, moderation is key. Enjoy! It’s not often that there’s …