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How to top up your collagen levels

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Collagen has been called the glue that holds everything together. It’s a very important component of your bodies but our body doesn’t manufacture it, so we need to get collagen from the foods we eat or through supplementation. I mentioned in a instagram post that bone broth is a fantastic source of collagen and was surprised by how many people …

Crumble Dessert on Granite Counter

How to make a yummy grain-free, sugar-free crumble

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I recently posted some pictures on instagram of a keto rhubarb crumble I made and everyone asked me to post the recipe. So here, along with my baking philosophy, it is. I swap everything around when I bake For years, in my quest to be healthy, while at the same time loving cake and puddings, I’ve substitiuted ingredients and adapted …

Monkfruit Products

Is monk fruit the best natural sweetener?

Glynis BarberDiet & Nutrition, Health 2 Comments

On my recent trip to California I visited some of the fantastic organic supermarkets they have there. I was looking for some tasty treats that were sweetened with sugar alternatives. As well as the usual stevia, erythritol etc, I noticed that many things were sweetened with monk fruit. I had only heard of monk fruit as a vegan alternative to …

Choc Chip Banana Bread

A low carb tasty treat

Glynis BarberDiet & Nutrition 2 Comments

I have a confession to make. I love cake. Really, really love it. Which is a bit of a problem for a health loving gal like me. I have therefore perfected the art of healthy baking. Ok, perfected is not quite accurate. I am very much a haphazard baker Sometimes it works out and sometimes it doesn’t. If I like …

Zoe Clews and Glynis

A taste of Ageless (video)

Glynis BarberBeauty, Diet & Nutrition, Health 2 Comments

The Ageless YouTube channel was first launched in April 2021. Since then I have posted a video every single week. Sometimes it’s just me on my own talking about makeups that I like, skin products, diet, glucose spikes or on one occasion, how to peel a mango! I’ve tackled anxiety, breathing and even hydration. I’ve had the great privilege to …

Latte in Green Coffee Cup

How to transform your coffee and avoid the jitters

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I do love my daily cupaccino. In fact it’s one of the things I most look forward to in my day ( the simple pleasures and all that ). However I have a very up and down relationship with the caffeine in coffee. The amount of caffeine in coffee is much higher than in tea The caffeine in tea, green …

Sprouts in Bowl

Why you need to embrace the sprout

Glynis BarberDiet & Nutrition, Health 4 Comments

I hate brussel sprouts. No, I mean really hate them. I literally cannot eat a cooked sprout. I mean why would I? They’re gross, right? This was me just a few short years ago. Now I do eat sprouts because I discovered a great way of serving them on a trip to California a few years back. They often eat …

Vegetable Oil Pouring

Why is everyone talking about vegetable oils?

Glynis BarberDiet & Nutrition, Health 9 Comments

There’s a new bad boy on the block. Just when we thought sugar was as bad as it could possibly get, this bad boy could be even MORE detrimental to our health and wellbeing. The murmurings about vegetable and seed oils began in earnest about the same time as the pandemic started and are now being shouted about all over …

Flat White Preparation Pouring Milk

Which non-dairy milk is the healthiest?

Glynis BarberDiet & Nutrition, Health 3 Comments

As coffee shops have sprung up all over the place with coffee becoming increasingly popular, we are now consuming more milk on a daily basis than ever before. The choice of milks on offer has increased as well, from regular dairy to all the many non-dairy alternatives. But are these any better for us and which ones are the healthiest? …

Healthy Sweetener in Bowl and Spoon with Violet Flowers

The healthy sweetener

Glynis BarberDiet & Nutrition, Health 1 Comment

We all know by now (surely??) that sugar is detrimental to health and can lead to weight gain, diabetes and god knows what else. To circumnavigate this unfortunate fact, who hasn’t tried out alternative sweeteners convinced that they’re much better for our health?  Maple syrup anyone? Or how about honey, dates, coconut nectar, fructose or maybe agave syrup? But are …