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Sugar vs sugars

Sugar vs sugars

Two words, differentiated only by a single letter: ‘s’. However, this one little letter actually makes a lot of difference, especially when you’re trying to decipher food labels! So which is the one you really want to know about, the one that gets added to all sorts of foods? You’ll find out here, plus all the info you need to make the best choice at the supermarket.

12 August 2015 by Megan Cameron-Lee

Eat to beat heartburn

Eat to beat heartburn

UPDATED INFORMATION Indigestion and/or heartburn is a weekly occurrence for about one in five of us. It’s that burning, painful...

1 July 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Which bran is best – wheat bran or oat bran?

Q. Which bran is best – wheat bran or oat bran?

A. All types of bran are concentrated sources of fibre, being the outer fibrous layers of a grain. They are all useful but act in...

28 March 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Should I cut out carbs after 6pm?

Q. Should I cut out carbs after 6pm?

A. Every second week or so, someone asks me this same question: "Should I avoid carbohydrates after 6pm (or 5pm or 4pm) if I want to...

22 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What is the difference between Greek yoghurt and natural yoghurt?

Q. What is the difference between Greek yoghurt and natural yoghurt?

A.   Greek yoghurt is higher in fat than standard plain or natural yogurt and is considerably thicker. It generally has around 8...

17 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Energise yourself with this easy super food eating plan

Energise yourself with this easy super food eating plan

It's not hard incorporating my top 20 super foods into your everyday eating. Here's a day's menu I've created to give you an idea of...

16 September 2010 by Catherine Saxelby