Category: Mind & Body


5 Best Natural Deodorants

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine At GMB, we take our deodorant as seriously as we take our food – meaning we make sure it’s all natural and made with REAL ingredients we recognise – because it’s something we’re putting into our bodies. Strange ingredients lurking in commercial deodorants: Aluminium (to block pores and prevent sweating), parabens (chemical preservatives), steareths (emulsifiers that can irritate the skin), triclosan, propylene glycol, triethanolamine, artificial colours (TEA) & Diethanolamine (DEA)…say what?! Keen to hop on the natural deodorant

More

How To Prevent Accelerated Ageing

Ageing is inevitable, yet how we transition through the years can differ drastically from person to person. As children, we typically feel excited about getting older, with milestones like reaching the double digits and dreams of what the absolute independence of adulthood will be like. But we seem to reach a certain point along the way, where all of a sudden, getting older is no longer viewed in a positive light. In fact, for many people, ageing becomes something they fear or dread. Yet, this

More

We Talk 'Mantras' with Sophie Guidolin

Sophie Guidolin is not your average social media ‘fitspo’. Sure, she has the fitness credentials – a qualified nutritionist, master trainer, internationally awarded bikini competitor and fitness model. But she’s also a mum of four, entrepreneur, author and wholefoods cook. She has released a beautiful book called More than Words a collection of her favourite words of encouragement to help others achieve their goals and dreams. What was the driver behind your book ‘More than Words’? I was going through a hard period in my

More

How To Practise Mindfulness With Tea

By GMB Doctor Sandy Krafchik. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing your awareness on the present moment, while acknowledging your feelings, thoughts, and sensations objectively. It is often used as a therapeutic technique as it slows things down and immerses you into the present moment, thereby resting the analytical mind. Mindfulness means paying attention to, and experiencing the world directly with, the 5 senses - feeling, touching, seeing, hearing, and tasting. It is a powerful tool to help us understand and deal with

More

Mind & Body
Ultimate Winter Skincare Routine

By GMB Doctor Sandy Krafchik The skin is responsible for regulating body temperature, removing toxins and pathogens, and acting as a barrier to maintain adequate hydration. Dry skin is a result of the barrier function losing its integrity. During winter cold weather (especially cold winds) in combination with the increased use of central heating has a dramatic drying effect on the skin. Even people with ‘normal’ skin notice changes in their skin during the cooler months e.g. dry skin and cracked lips. Cold air

More

5 of the Best Food and Drinks For Brain Health

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine It’s easy to forget that our brains are where it’s at! The control centre of the body, your brain regulates how you feel, think, and move, all while instructing your organs to behave as they should. If you’re feeling like you could do with more ‘brain food’, we’ve rounded up some of the best brain-boosting foods for you to stock up on. Boost your brain health with Shine+ in the July 'Gut Lovin' box 1. Complex

More