Articles tagged with: balanced diet

June 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - The role of vitamins in a healthy diet

June 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - The role of vitamins in a healthy diet

Vitamins are really micronutrients that are found in foods. Different foods are rich in different vitamins. That’s why you need a variety of food types and colours to get the full range of vitamins. Hence why you need to eat a balanced diet. The June Foodwatch Newsletter tells you more...

28 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

A common sense approach to red meat, cured/processed meat and cancer-risk scaremongering

A common sense approach to red meat, cured/processed meat and cancer-risk scaremongering

By now you must have become aware of the red meat/cured/processed meat scare that resulted from the World Health Organization’s...

14 December 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Join me on my #5aDayChallenge!

Join me on my #5aDayChallenge!

In conjunction with #WomensHealthWeek, I’m running an Instagram/Twitter challenge to motivate women to get their five serves of veg...

31 August 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

What I’m eating in a day this Winter (2015)

What I’m eating in a day this Winter (2015)

Nutrition is a young science and this is reflected in the way its guiding concepts change as new studies appear. When enough of...

22 July 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Diet Book Review: The CSIRO Diet Book 1

Diet Book Review: The CSIRO Diet Book 1

The best-selling CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet has come under scrutiny over the validity of its research and the concern that a diet...

9 May 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. I have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.  How do I reduce my fibre, not increase it?

Q. I have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. How do I reduce my fibre, not increase it?

A. To reduce your fibre intake, aim to eat low-fibre versions of breads, grains and cereals such as white bread - not wholemeal or...

28 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby