Bread Without Gluten in Hands

What’s the fuss about gluten?

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 1 Comment

Cutting out gluten from the diet has become quite the thing and has spawned numerous gluten-free products. Many people, like myself, who try and limit gluten intake, are not allergic or even intolerant to gluten. And whether bread has gluten or not, it’s still going to give you a huge rise in blood glucose levels. Is cutting out gluten yet …

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Why ageing accelerates after the menopause (video)

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 3 Comments

It’s so not fair. Women’s skin ages faster than men’s and that’s a fact. And it’s all due to our hormones. Oestrogen in particular. Once it’s had it’s way with us, it just abandons all it’s wonderful and beneficial purposes and leaves us on the scrapheap, parched and devoid of collagen. Oestrogen is a bitch But are we going to …

Super dynamic skin products

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I’m still using and loving my Garden of Wisdom (GOW) products and have now added some of their super active products to my regime. These are all designed to give your skin a real boost so that you get real and visible results. If you missed my first two articles about these amazing products just click on the links below: …

Liver Puzzle

Is it time to detox your liver?

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements 2 Comments

The last few months have seen us spending a LOT more time at home. And it looks like this winter we’ll all be spending even more time at home. I wonder if anyone will ever actually leave their house again?? And with not much to look forward to, it’s no surprise people are drinking much more than they used to. …

Green Tea with Glass Pot

Green Tea

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 4 Comments

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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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 …

Probiotic Microscopic

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 …

Marie Reynolds Face Night Oil

Marie Reynolds fAce night oil

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I’ve written about Marie Reynolds, one of the top skin specialists in the UK, a few times before. She does fabulous face treatments and, to everyone’s joy and happiness, she brought out a wonderful range of skin products (which I’ve also written about). I literally try each thing she comes out with the moment it’s produced. Trust me when I …

Barefoot Along the Beach Shoreline

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, …

Woman Rejecting Sliced Bread

The truth about lectins

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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 …