Healthy Sweetener in Bowl and Spoon with Violet Flowers

The healthy sweetener

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health Leave a 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 …

Big Orange Pill

Inflammaging

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements Leave a Comment

As if there wasn’t enough to worry about, now there’s inflammaging. Or rather the low grade inflammation which causes ageing and also disease. As we age this becomes quite common and all sorts of health issues begin to appear, as well as lines and wrinkles setting in. This is one of the many reasons why an anti-inflammatory diet is key. This was one of the main …

Affordable Dynamic Skin Products

Affordable dynamic skin products

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 12 Comments

As many of you know, I’m on a quest to find skin products with active ingredients that get real and visible results. I’ve had incredible results myself over the last 6 months with one rather expensive range and wanted to find something more affordable. And I feel like I’ve hit the jackpot with a range that is incredibly well priced …

Marie Reynolds Restore - Opened

Skin Food

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A couple of months ago I wrote about Marie Reynolds, holistic facial and skin practitioner extraordinaire, bringing out her first skin products. The Epidermal Blanket, two skin products designed to nourish and hydrate and with either a copper or a quartz wand no less, to aid the process, is both as wonderful and unusual as one would expect from someone …

Ginger, Lemon and Honey

The wonders of ginger

Glynis Barber Health 1 Comment

As fate would have it, in the week leading up to posting this, I’ve been drinking ginger with hot water and Manuka honey, morning, noon and night. I think I’ve had more ginger in the last week than in my entire life. A combination of a very niggly cough and performing in the theatre means that my very life is …

Woman Reclining on Sandy Beach

Why I Love Astaxanthin

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements 8 Comments

I do love an antioxidant. I take quite a few of them but astaxanthin is hands down the best of them all. Even I was amazed to find out just how extraordinary it actually is when I started doing research for this latest article of mine for Natural Health magazine. I have to confess I started taking this antioxidant with …