What's for breakfast? Find out in the July Foodwatch Newsletter.

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Tuesday, 08 July 2014. Posted in Handy stuff
Tagged: Breakfast, Foodwatch Newsletter, healthy cooking, healthy eating, newsletter, Product review, Subscribe

What's for breakfast? Find out in the July Foodwatch Newsletter.

Starting the day with a good breakfast is important for us all. It gives us an edge. Unfortunately 25 percent of Aussie kids leave home without it and probably an even greater percentage of adults.

That's why I think we should all start the day with a nutritious, healthy breakfast but just what is that? Our July Newsletter looks at all things "breakfast".

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Written by Catherine Saxelby on Friday, 04 July 2014. Posted in Handy stuff
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A healthy, high-fibre, low GI, high-protein and quick lunch from two cans

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Wednesday, 02 July 2014. Posted in Healthy cooking
Tagged: healthy cooking, healthy eating, healthy lifestyle, healthy meal idea, high fibre, low GI, quick meal idea, time-saver

A healthy, high-fibre, low GI, high-protein and quick lunch from two cans

I don’t know about you but I need SOMETHING in the middle of the day, to get me from breakfast to dinner. I find it hard to make it through the whole day without a mini-meal but when you’re busy writing or working on your website, who’s got time to stop and prepare something from scratch?

Our best antioxidant posts

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Tuesday, 24 June 2014. Posted in Handy stuff
Tagged: antioxidants, flavonoids, healthy eating, polyphenols

Our best antioxidant posts

With a site as big as the Foodwatch site and a subject as complex as nutrition we thought it would be a good idea to collect some of our related posts into one spot to make it easier for you to find what you’re looking for. This collection of antioxidant posts is just such a post.

Product Snapshot: Helga’s Lower Carb bread

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Thursday, 19 June 2014. Posted in Reviews
Tagged: bread, carbohydrates, carbs, healthy cooking, healthy eating, Lower carb bread, Product Snapshot, seeds

Product Snapshot: Helga’s Lower Carb bread

Bread has been under attack in recent times thanks to the grain-free diets beloveded by “Paleo passionates” as well as the ever-increasing popular trend away from gluten, the main protein of the two basic grain flours used in bread – wheat and rye. So when I spotted new “lower-carb” loaves at my supermarket, I could see how one company, Helga’s, had decided to counter these attacks. I decided to tuck in and check them out.

Red wine is good for you – fact or fantasy?

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Tuesday, 17 June 2014. Posted in Healthy eating
Tagged: alcohol, antioxidants, healthyeating, polyphenols, red wine, wine

Red wine is good for you – fact or fantasy?

 New research has thrown the “red wine is the reason for the French Paradox” and the “red wine is good for you” theories into doubt. A research paper published in the JAMA Internal Medicine reported on a study of older adults in the Chianti region of Italy (famous for its red wine) and whether or not the resveratrol, the polyphenol found in the red wine they consume, affected their longevity and health.

Protein powders – what are they and do you need them?

Written by Content_Editor on Thursday, 12 June 2014. Posted in Healthy eating
Tagged: high protein, protein, protein powder

Protein powders – what are they and do you need them?

Protein is essential for our bodies. It is needed for growth, reproduction and healing as well as supporting a healthy immune system. Protein also helps to keep us satisfied for longer after a meal which is one of the reasons the high protein, low-carb diet is popular.

The June Foodwatch Newsletter explains those tricky terms

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Tuesday, 10 June 2014. Posted in Handy stuff
Tagged: diet, fat-free, Foodwatch Newsletter, insulin, inulin, June, light, lite, low fat, newsletter, prebiotic, probiotic, Product review, Subscribe, terminology, What's new

The June Foodwatch Newsletter explains those tricky terms

This month’s newsletter is all about those confusing terms you may read on pack labels, in articles or hear about in the news, in TV ads or on the web. It can be very confusing. Especially when you’re reading the ingredient lists of food packs. In the June Foodwatch Newsletter you'll find short, clear answers to what’s what so you are better informed and your next trivia game will be a winner!