Carbs, sugars & fibres

Kfibre: sugarcane’s little known, healthier cousin

Kfibre: sugarcane’s little known, healthier cousin

Can you really get something healthy from a plant that produces something unhealthy? It appears so. An Australian company has found a way to turn the usual waste product of sugarcane into a powdered fibre with endless, beneficial possibilities...

27 January 2016 by Guest post

Q. How much sugar is OK in flavoured yoghurt?

Q. How much sugar is OK in flavoured yoghurt?

The question in full: Q. Aside from plain yoghurt, which of the non-plain types would you suggest ? All the ones I have looked at...

25 November 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

What is a 'Healthy Bounty Bar'? And how does it compare to the original?

What is a 'Healthy Bounty Bar'? And how does it compare to the original?

Lately my social media feeds have been flooded with photos of ‘sugar-free’ sweet treats. Made popular by celebrity, Sarah Wilson,...

7 October 2015 by Catherine Saxeby and Megan Cameron-Lee

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) - 10 things I’ve learned about it

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) - 10 things I’ve learned about it

High fructose corn syrup, or HFCS, is a controversial ingredient with a nasty reputation. On the one hand, shoppers avoid it in the...

2 September 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

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,...

12 August 2015 by Megan Cameron-Lee

WHO Sugar Guideline 2015: What does it mean for you?

WHO Sugar Guideline 2015: What does it mean for you?

You’ve probably seen the barrage of sugar-free recipes springing up all over the Internet recently. Or even read some of the...

11 June 2015 by Catherine Saxelby