Articles tagged with: alcohol

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Women and alcohol – what’s the problem?

Traditionally men were the big drinkers and they suffered all the social and health consequences associated with regular, over-indulgence. Now, as more women are more economically independent; in high flyer and management roles; and it’s more acceptable for women to go out drinking with their mates – when it was only acceptable for men years ago – women are suffering the health consequences too. But it’s worse for women than men, thanks to their different physiology.

21 June 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

Huge portions of junk food - the 7 worst culprits

Huge portions of junk food - the 7 worst culprits

Nutritionists know that portion sizes have increased over the past 20 years. What’s more they are contributing to our obesity...

10 August 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Red wine is good for you – fact or fantasy?

Red wine is good for you – fact or fantasy?

 New research has thrown the “red wine is the reason for the French Paradox” and the “red wine is good for you” theories...

17 June 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. If you don't drink wine, can you get the same antioxidants from purple grapes or dark grape juice?

Q. If you don't drink wine, can you get the same antioxidants from purple grapes or dark grape juice?

A. Red wine seems to have the edge over grapes and grape juice for a couple of reasons. Firstly you need to know that the...

19 March 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q.  Is red wine actually good for you?

Q. Is red wine actually good for you?

A. All alcohol, including red wine, has risks and benefits. In small quantities - which means one glass a day for women - red wine is...

14 March 2014 by Catherine Saxelby