Natural Ways To Cope With Stress

Glynis Barber Stress Management 2 Comments

Stress is one of the hardest things to deal with in modern life. Unless you’re living on top of a mountain in the middle of nowhere, you’ve probably been affected by the pressures and stresses of daily life. Add to that any other challenges (grief, illness, financial worries) and you can end up in quite a bad way resulting in …

Animal Protein: Friend or Foe?

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition 0 Comments

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 …

Salad and a Fork

The Maintenance Program

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition 2 Comments

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 …