Articles tagged with: alcohol

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 topic no one really wants to talk about. It’s one people like to sweep under the carpet, dispute the findings or just put their heads in the sand...

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

Q. Are there any hangover cures that actually work?

Q. Are there any hangover cures that actually work?

A. Everyone has their own hangover remedy - from effervescent B vitamins to greasy food the morning after - but there is little...

10 March 2014 by Catherine Saxelby