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March 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - Carbs, low-carb, no-carb – what’s best?

March 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - Carbs, low-carb, no-carb – what’s best?

Carbs provide our bodies with the energy we need to do the things we do every day as well as to run all the processes of our body. However, there’s now a whole industry and marketing effort happening around carbs, low-carb foods and no-carb diets. It’s hard to make sense of what’s a good idea and what’s just plain faddish.

28 March 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

February 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - Alcohol, the Hidden Health Challenge for Busy Women

February 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - Alcohol, the Hidden Health Challenge for Busy Women

March 8 2017 is International Women's Day and the theme this year is #BeBoldForChange. That's why this month I’m going to address a...

28 February 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

January 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - 7 ways to protect yourself from Type 2 diabetes

January 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - 7 ways to protect yourself from Type 2 diabetes

According to Diabetes Australia one person is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every five minutes in Australia, and it’s getting...

31 January 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

November 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Nutrition advice that doesn’t change

November 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Nutrition advice that doesn’t change

As the end of the year is drawing near (it’s only five weeks to Christmas), it’s a good time to reflect on wise and evergreen...

29 November 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

October 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Coconut fat: healthy, or not?

October 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Coconut fat: healthy, or not?

Many 'internet health gurus'  tout the benefits of coconut oil. Type it into any search engine and you'll be flooded with...

25 October 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

September 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Got a chip craving?

September 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Got a chip craving?

Many people crave chips - be they potato, corn or the new-fangled lentil and chickpea ones. In the interests of helping you find...

27 September 2016 by Catherine Saxelby