In the US the celebration of Thanksgiving is held on the fourth Thursday in November and this year falls on the 24th November. This is not something we celebrate in Australia though we have much to be thankful for. That’s why in this issue we give thanks for having healthy food to eat and for all that sustains us and keeps us happy and in good health, and we take a look at pumpkins – a traditional Thanksgiving food.
You can read the Foodwatch November Newsletter here.
Here is the archive of tweets from our interesting online Twitter chat on how to makeover your meals and recipes to combat the gradual gain of weight over time aka the 'kilo creep'. Scroll through the archive from our interesting online Twitter chat from 20 Nov 2013.
This month's Foodwatch Newsletter gives you great tips and tricks for managing your weight when you travel. We all know that travel can be a moving feast and when we get home we've piled on unwanted kilos/cms around the middle. Read the October edition of the Foodwatch Newsletter to find out what you can do to stop the unwanted expansion of your waistline.
Ever wondered what was really in your food? Well in the Foodwatch September Newsletter we look at additives - the numbered, the unnumbered, the safe ones and those it's best to avoid! Plus there's our Product of the Month and EatKit details too.
Dairy foods such as milk, cheese and yogurt are the biggest contributor of bone-building calcium in our diets. The minimum recommended dairy serves have recently increased (from 3 to 4 serves a day), yet research shows that 8 out of 10 Australian adults failed to reach the previous target of three serves of dairy a day.