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Green Tea

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 1 Comment

It’s the simple things that count at times like this. The quiet moments. The moments we take for ourselves or choose to share with someone we love. For me, one of the great pleasures of the long days we all face at the moment, is sitting down with a cup of tea. And it has to be green. Not only …

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Cleaning – better than Prozac

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It seems that under lockdown, we have a new national pastime. Just like exercise it lifts our mood, gives a feeling of deep satisfaction and is surprisingly addictive. Cleaning is our new passion Now I have always HATED cleaning. Whilst I love a clean and tidy house, I would do anything, including pay good money, to get someone to do …

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Why you need to protect yourself from EMFs

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Let me start by explaining what EMFs actually are and where they come from. Electromagnetic Field Radiation (EMF) are electric fields that bombard us from many different sources. There are four main types of EMF exposure: Electric fields (the E in EMF) from house wiring and corded appliances Magnetic fields (the M in EMF) from power lines, motors and transformers …

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How to protect yourself from the Coronavirus

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How to minimize your risk during the corona outbreak and increase your immunity: There’s a lot of information out there and it’s confusing trying to make coherent sense of it all.  I’ve been reading a lot of literature about it all and came across this advice from a former medical advisor to the White House, Dr Micozzi. This makes a …

How to protect yourself against dementia

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Dementia and in particular Alzheimer’s, it’s most common and severe form, has reached epidemic proportions in the older members of the world population. And evidence suggests the trend is increasing. Statistically the risk of getting dementia is staggeringly high A recent meta-analysis reported that the global prevalence of dementia is between 5 and 7% for those over 60. For those …

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Probiotics: important for the whole family

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If you had to do one thing to do for your health this year, you would do well to choose to take probiotics. Perfect for after all the festive excess from both food and alcohol, as well as for bloating and gut problems and also for fighting all those winter bugs. Shabir Daya, the pharmacist at Victoria Health, gives us …

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Brush your body to health

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If you’ve never heard of dry brushing your body before, I’m sure you’re imagining using your hair brush all over and thinking how odd it sounds? Well, that would be odd and probably a bit painful. Dry brushing is, in fact, a very pleasant sensation It involves brushing with a dense brush with flexible hairs specially designed for the task. …

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Stay grounded

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If I told you there was something that helped to slow the ageing process, reduced inflammation (the cause of many chronic diseases) and was completely free, you would probably think I was making it up. Or, that it was yet another fad that will be forgotten by the next full moon. But it is in fact true that barefoot walking, …

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The beauty of B vitamins

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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 …