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The beauty of B vitamins

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements 3 Comments

I’ve always associated B vitamins with stress. During difficult times of life, pop a B vit to help you feel better. Now recent research shows just how important and far reaching these vitamins are. One of the main benefits is maintaining cognitive abilities, in particular as we age.  B vitamins can offer remarkable protection The following symptoms could be a …

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The truth about lectins

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 2 Comments

I’d vaguely heard of lectins before I met nutritionist Fleur Borrelli and embarked on The In-Sync Diet but had no idea what they actually were, and I didn’t really care either because lectins just didn’t seem very important. How very wrong I was! Now I know all about them and understand how crucial it is that we understand what they …

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Keep calm and carry on?

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We live in a very stressful world and it would appear to be getting the better of a lot of us. Stress and all its associated conditions – like anxiety and depression – are now in epidemic proportions. To understand why, we need to look at what stress is and its evolutionary purpose. Put simply, stress is the body’s reaction …

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Tame your tummy

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a mystery as well as a misery. It’s often diagnosed when no other cause for symptoms can be found. In other words, it’s a diagnosis of exclusion, for which all other possible causes of symptoms have been ruled out. The symptoms of IBS are varied and numerous They can include bloating, constipation, diarrhoea, backache, abdominal …

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Collagen for vegans

Glynis Barber Health, Skincare 1 Comment

Collagen is absolutely vital to your skin and how it will age. In fact it’s important for every part of your body being the “glue” that holds everything together. However from our twenties our supply of collagen starts declining rapidly. Make no mistake your skin needs a healthy supply of collagen The body however, is unable to make collagen and …

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Fast health

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Fasting has been practised for thousands of years – sometimes for religious reasons, sometimes as a result of famine and sometimes by choice. And it turns out that, whatever the reason for going on a fast, it is hugely beneficial to health, reducing obesity and even reversing conditions such as type 2 diabetes. If only fasting wasn’t so gruelling to …

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Why sleep is vital

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We all know how terrible it feels not to have enough sleep. Our brains become fuzzy and don’t function properly, concentration becomes difficult and we start to crave sugary foods to try and get some energy. But the truth is that the real cost of being sleep deprived goes a lot further. And this is far from just being a …

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The Easy Collagen Diet

Glynis Barber Health, Skincare 1 Comment

If you asked me what the single most important thing is for your skin, how it ages and how it looks, my answer would be collagen. It’s also vital for your overall health and wellbeing. The bad news is that it declines at a remarkably early age and your body can’t produce it. The good news is that you can …

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Heal your headache, naturally

Glynis Barber Health 3 Comments

Migraines are the third most prevalent illness in the world and are considered the most common disorder of the nervous system. They can be completely debilitating for sufferers and have a huge impact on their lives, affecting the ability to work. Frustratingly, there is still much to learn about migraines We do know that the majority of sufferers are aged …