Carbs, sugars & fibres

Apple products – are they still good for you?

Apple products – are they still good for you?

Processing is getting a bad rap in the news but it really isn’t all bad. The general rule of thumb is that the more processed a food, the less fibre and fewer nutrients it has, but not always. That’s a point often forgotten in popular blogs.

3 August 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

48 shades of hidden sugars!

48 shades of hidden sugars!

Sugars. These days, it’s not just white sugar you have to worry about. It’s agave, rice malt syrup, panela, high-fructose corn...

6 July 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Discretionary food overload?

Discretionary food overload?

Basically discretionary = junk. Everyone knows that ‘junk foods’ like sweet biscuits, cakes, pies, pasties, chips, crisps, pizza,...

8 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Product review:  Jams and fruit spreads side-by-side

Product review: Jams and fruit spreads side-by-side

Do you prefer jam or fruit spread on your pikelets or scones? Is fruit spread a healthier choice than plain ol’ jam? It certainly...

27 April 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

I-Spy Hidden Sugar! The unsavoury truth of savoury sauces

I-Spy Hidden Sugar! The unsavoury truth of savoury sauces

Tomato, barbecue, chilli, mustard, horseradish. We all love a slurp of sauce and it’s so easy with store-bought brands as you just...

20 April 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

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...

27 January 2016 by Guest post