Susan Glazier

Helpful votes received on reviews: 80% (59 of 74)
Location: London


Top Reviewer Ranking: 11,234 - Total Helpful Votes: 59 of 74
Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox: How a Little-K&hellip by Kate Rheaume-Bleue
After finding that my aging bones were not as dense as they should be, my GP prescribed calcium and vitamin D supplements. I had been seeing negative reports about calcium supplementation, linking it to heart disease/ heart attacks and therefore I wasn't too keen to take it, so eventually I decided to stop it. After reading this book, all has become clear - it details how we need calcium for our bones but without vitamin K2 our circulating calcium is more than likely to settle in our arteries causing arteriosclerosis with a subsequent threat to our heart. With adequate intake of vitamin K2 plus vitamin D, plus vitamin A, calcium is steered away from our arteries and into our bones. This… Read more
Set Of 3 Traditional Rain Hats by Jayvonshop
Bought for an elderly relative who (rightly so) is very fussy about her hair. These rain hats - one is white and two are in different shades of blue, do the job of keeping light to medium rain off and protecting the person's hairstyle. I am not too sure how they would fare in a downpour though. Nevertheless, they are attractive, cover well and are reasonably functional - And my relative likes them.
Longbourn by Jo Baker
Longbourn by Jo Baker
Longbourn sets Jane Austin's "Pride and Prejudice" in it's socio-political and historical context. It is a very finely crafted story written as a parallel but interlocking account to P&P. It is a story set in the same location, the same household and the same time-period (with some very relevant preceding events also included) but it's ingeniously centred around the Longbourn servants. It is set in the years immediately after the enclosure of common land when a vast number of people were driven from their homes and land and deprived of their means to subsist, consequently having to seek out work as wage slaves for landowners or early industrialists. The action also takes place during the… Read more

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