Zoë Harcombe and Glynis Barber

Is there a connection between red meat & type 2 diabetes?

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In October 2023, a study came out of Harvard claiming that eating red meat can put you at an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. Hang on a minute? What?? It’s well known that eating excessive carbohydrates and sugary treats can lead to this diagnosis, but meat? Red meat contains no glucose or carbs This study made no sense to …

Elle Sera Talk on Set

Glynis’ interview on the Elle Sera podcast

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This week the tables were turned and I was the one being interviewed. Elissa Corrigan, the founder of Elle Sera (the golden supplement) wanted to talk health, ageing and career with me. I’ll be doing a follow up interview with her as well in a few weeks, to learn all about her amazing supplement. We had a great time, as …

Lemon Tea and Medicine

My top supplements for winter

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I’m often asked to share what supplements I take. Now, I do love a supplement, so probably take a LOT more than you would want to. With that in mind, I’m only going to list the ones that I think are essential, especially as we go into winter when immunity is a bit lower and viruses are everywhere. Supplements can …

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Find the light for winter health

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The sun may seem very far away during the winter but it’s still there, sending it’s healing rays through the thick cloud. And it’s absolutely vital for your health. Find the light to ward off SAD The morning light can help those that suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The infrared and blue light emitted by the early morning sun is …

Glynis and Sakiko Zoom Video

Is the sweetener erythritol safe to eat?

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There’s sugar and then there are the many sweeteners out there. The good, the bad and the absolutely diabolical. I would categorise ALL artificial sweeteners as diabolical. I’ve written before about natural sweeteners and have learned from my talk with biochemist Sakiko (founder of sugar free chocolate brand NoMoSu) that they have many benefits and are by far the best …

Green Matcha Tea Powder

The benefits of drinking matcha tea

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I’ve been drinking green tea for years. I love the subtle taste and the gentle caffeine hit never affects me in the same jittery way that coffee sometimes does. One of the reasons for this, is that green tea contains L-theanine which has a calming effect. Green tea is packed full of numerous benefits and has life enhancing properties. And …

Non-Emotional Contract Interview

The non-emotional contract

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You may know Marie Reynolds as a skin guru extraordinaire, but it turns out she is also a sage. Treating her many clients often turns into a form of therapy and she wanted to find a way to practically help them with their stress. Marie kept seeing clients overwhelmed by stress She noticed the emotional way they tried to deal …

Sugar Spoon Split Colour

How to curb sugar cravings

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After posting about natural alternatives to sugar, it seems a good time to talk about sugar itself. Over consumption can have huge repercussions on our health, but it’s not always easy to avoid. For one thing, sugar is addictive in a similar way to alcohol and nicotine. In the article below, Shabir Daya, pharmacist at Victoria Health, looks at the …