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 …

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 …

Organic Coconut Butter

Why it’s Great to Cook with Coconut Butter

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition 0 Comments

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 …