Articles tagged with: food labels

Seven additives you don’t need to worry about

Seven additives you don’t need to worry about

If you are serious about a healthy diet then you probably check your food labels for additives. As a rule, acidity regulators, emulsifiers, gums, thickening agents and natural colours are mostly harmless and on my OK list. Here are seven additives that are harmless or even good for you. Surprised?

31 August 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Don’t be fooled by LabelSpeak; learn to Crack the Code! New eCourse

Don’t be fooled by LabelSpeak; learn to Crack the Code! New eCourse

If something says “All Natural” or "No Artificial Colours and Preservatives” does that mean it’s good for you? Not...

5 April 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

July 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Watch out for naughty labels!

July 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Watch out for naughty labels!

In Australia we’ve become used to being able to trust the claims made on labels. Yes, some of them are tricky, such a...

26 July 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Nutrition labelling on beers

Nutrition labelling on beers

In the past, there was no way to tell how much carb, sugar and kilojoules were in your favourite beer. Now it’s easy! You just...

20 July 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

48 shades of hidden sugars!

48 shades of hidden sugars!

Sugars. These days, it’s not just white sugar you have to worry about. It’s agave, rice malt syrup, panela, high-fructose corn...

6 July 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Country of Origin Food Labels

Country of Origin Food Labels

We told you all about the new Country of Origin Food Labels in the May Newsletter but in case you didn't receive the Newsletter...

10 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby