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The stress busting benefits of Ashwagandha

Glynis Barber Stress Management, Supplements Leave a Comment

There are certain herbs that are particularly good for stress called adaptogens. The benefits are huge as they could actually help your body adapt to stress and balance your system. One of the most popular of these is ashwagandha. A native to India, this herb has been used for thousands of years in both ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. It is …

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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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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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The Easy Collagen Diet

Glynis Barber Health, Skincare 2 Comments

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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Marie Reynolds Beauty Supplements

Glynis Barber Beauty, Diet & Nutrition Leave a Comment

I recently wrote about Marie Reynolds’ new and exciting skincare range. Looking at skin from a healing and holistic angle and coupled with her vast knowledge on everything to do with skin, Marie takes a very innovative and different approach to skincare. This has led to her creating products for within as well as without Her supplement range is designed …

The sunshine vitamin

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Vitamin D deficiency is epidemic around the world. This fact is startling on many levels. Sunlight after all is free (if a little sparse around these parts) and vitamin D is one of the cheapest supplements around. Vitamin D is probably the most vital vitamin for your health Every year, new research comes out finding  yet another amazing property about …

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Natural egg shell membrane

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements 2 Comments

People always seem to think I’m ageing quite well and I suppose I am. But there’s one part of me that is seriously letting the side down. One part of me that is literally like a 90 year old. Is it the lines round my eyes? My jawline? Or maybe my upper arms are letting the side down?

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How to combat hairloss in women

Glynis Barber Beauty, Hair 4 Comments

The legendary Philip Kingsley (he coined the phrase “bad hair day”) founded his world renowned hair clinic and treated everyone from Audrey Hepburn to the regular man in the street. And he was loved by them all. Now his daughter Anabel is following in his footsteps and has become a trichologist herself. Here she gives us some valuable insight into …

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Healthy Skin & Ageing

Glynis Barber Beauty, Skincare 8 Comments

You know how I’m always going on about using natural and organic products on your skin? This article written by nutritionist Fleur Borelli will explain why this is indeed the best choice. We forget that the skin is an organ with many important functions and all the creams and potions in the world will not make it glow or look …

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How Safe are Supplements?

Glynis Barber Supplements 6 Comments

There are two types of people. Those who like supplements, who feel that they optimise health and promote well being and those who feel they’re a waste of time and too much of a hassle to take anyway. There’s no denying that they’re expensive. Well, very expensive in my case because I take so many. As do my whole family. …