Articles tagged with: calcium

Q. Is the body unable to absorb calcium without fat?

Q. Is the body unable to absorb calcium without fat?

The question in full: Q. I recently read a newspaper article which stated that the body is unable to absorb calcium without the higher fat levels contained in full cream milk. Is it necessary to make a choice between less fat or more calcium?

27 January 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Goat's milk, soy milk or cow's milk -  how do they compare nutritionally?

Goat's milk, soy milk or cow's milk - how do they compare nutritionally?

Q. I have a two-year-old son who is lactose intolerant. How do goat's milk and soy milk compare nuritionally to ordinary cow's milk?...

10 January 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Snapshots – Chobani Greek Yoghurt Pouches

Product Snapshots – Chobani Greek Yoghurt Pouches

Chobani Greek yoghurt tubs have become a favourite on supermarket shelves. Their colourful tubs sold in a range of fruit flavours as...

18 December 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Snapshots - Bulla Cottage Cheese with crackers

Product Snapshots - Bulla Cottage Cheese with crackers

I love this new mini-tub of plain cottage cheese smartly/cleverly packed with a top container of water crackers. Easy to carry, small...

27 November 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Product review:  Devondale Fast Start

Product review: Devondale Fast Start

I'm sure you must have seen the ads for this new liquid breakfast product. They focus on the fact that it is made "from milk not...

17 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

5 reasons why you must get enough calcium

5 reasons why you must get enough calcium

Everyone knows we need calcium to build strong, dense bones in our younger years so we can prevent the crippling bone disease,...

24 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby