Organic Green Vegetables

The Benefits of Eating Organic

Glynis Barber Health, Nutrition 0 Comments

It’s funny how resistant people can be to organic food, thinking it’s not much different to non organic food. Well I beg to differ. In my latest article for Natural Health magazine I look at the pros and cons. I’ve been walking the organic path for a long time now and in the early days it was a lonely one …

Feeling Thirsty

Need a drink?

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 0 Comments

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 …

A New Take on Bone health

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements 10 Comments

Osteoporosis is a real risk for most women and can have profound and debilitating effects. We’ve always been told to take calcium supplements as a preventative measure but it turns out it’s not quite as simple as that. In fact just taking calcium on it’s own can have an adverse effect. It would seem that it’s more beneficial to take …

Lady in Heated Pool

How to get a Mid-Winter Glow

Glynis Barber Health, Skincare 4 Comments

I have to confess that I find January to March the toughest time of the year. The winter is a long gloomy one here in the UK and it’s really hard to stay upbeat, energetic and glowing with health. It’s very tempting to stay home in baggy pants and eat comfort food. And yes, I’m just like everyone else when …

Lemon Honey Ginger

Ward off Winter Bugs

Glynis Barber Health, Press 0 Comments

They say that men are the worst patients, but I have to admit that in my house, it’s me. My son is positively stoical and my husband, happy as he is to grab sympathy wherever he can get it, is pretty matter of fact when ill. I, on the other hand, literally think I’m going to die at the first …

Old Tap in Old Kitchen

How Safe is Your Tap Water?

Glynis Barber Health, Product of the Month 1 Comment

Water is arguably the most precious commodity on earth (other than love of course). And yet for most us in the west, we can afford to take this precious liquid for granted. We turn on the tap and there it is, gushing out and available for drinking, cooking and washing. But how pure is this tap water? How does it …

Women and Heart Disease Campaign

Glynis Barber Health, Press 0 Comments

I’m very proud to be part of the British Heart Foundations’ campaign that has just launched. The idea is to raise awareness of women and heart disease and when you read the statistics below you will understand why. I met up with a wonderful group of women consisting of Kate Thornton, Amanda Byram, Melanie Sykes, Gemma Atkinson and Angellica Bell …

Holiday Sun Hat And Sea

The Most Common Holiday Problems Solved

Glynis Barber Health 0 Comments

No-one is a bigger hedonist than me. I’m sure I’m not alone in excitedly looking forward to my holiday and counting the days till take off. However, holidays can sometimes be quite stressful. It can take a few days to settle down into a new environment and a change of routine. And then of course, there are all kinds of …