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Fast health

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 1 Comment

Fasting has been practised for thousands of years – sometimes for religious reasons, sometimes as a result of famine and sometimes by choice. And it turns out that, whatever the reason for going on a fast, it is hugely beneficial to health, reducing obesity and even reversing conditions such as type 2 diabetes. If only fasting wasn’t so gruelling to …

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Why sleep is vital

Glynis Barber Health 2 Comments

We all know how terrible it feels not to have enough sleep. Our brains become fuzzy and don’t function properly, concentration becomes difficult and we start to crave sugary foods to try and get some energy. But the truth is that the real cost of being sleep deprived goes a lot further. And this is far from just being a …

My Platinum Award Favourites

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I had a great time in September being a judge at the Platinum Awards (founded by Janey Lee Grace). I was given a whole bunch of diverse products in all kinds of categories and found some surprising and wonderful treats. Here are the ones that I absolutely loved and that are now stocked in my cupboard. Infuse MY Colour – …

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Get In-Sync for summer

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 1 Comment

After the huge success of our book, The In-Sync Diet, nutritionist Fleur Borelli and I have turned it into an online plan. Going online means we were able to create videos to explain each of the 6 steps of the diet, as well as do videos of the exercises and even one of our guided meditation. And so the The …

Get back In Sync

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The In-Sync Diet may seem like a regular diet book, but that’s actually not the case. There’s so much more to a healthy weight and a healthy body and mind, than what we eat. Our bodies are made up of incredibly complex systems and they are all connected. If one part is out of sync, it affects all the other …

A New Take on Bone health

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements 10 Comments

Osteoporosis is a real risk for most women and can have profound and debilitating effects. We’ve always been told to take calcium supplements as a preventative measure but it turns out it’s not quite as simple as that. In fact just taking calcium on it’s own can have an adverse effect. It would seem that it’s more beneficial to take …

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How to get a Mid-Winter Glow

Glynis Barber Health, Skincare 4 Comments

I have to confess that I find January to March the toughest time of the year. The winter is a long gloomy one here in the UK and it’s really hard to stay upbeat, energetic and glowing with health. It’s very tempting to stay home in baggy pants and eat comfort food. And yes, I’m just like everyone else when …