Articles tagged with: guides

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

Food Court Chinese – what are the healthy choices?

Food Court Chinese – what are the healthy choices?

Lunchbreaks are short and most food courts are packed with hungry people in a rush to buy, eat and get back to work. As you queue up,...

19 July 2017 by Guest post

How to survive the café culture with your waistline intact!

How to survive the café culture with your waistline intact!

Cafés and coffee shops are everywhere. The smell of grinding coffee beans draws us in for a morning wake up or an afternoon...

24 May 2017 by Guest post

Do you have Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)? What you need to know.

Do you have Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)? What you need to know.

Made popular by many diet books, the Metabolic Syndrome (or Syndrome X) is a term we are hearing more about as it accompanies our...

12 April 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Eat to beat anxiety, depression and other mental problems

Eat to beat anxiety, depression and other mental problems

In April 2016, I attended an NSA symposium in Sydney where I heard a detailed presentation by Professor Felice Jacka entitled Diet...

22 February 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Healthy eating for active ageing

Healthy eating for active ageing

Australians are living longer – at the age of 65, women can expect to live another 22 years and men another 19 years. Once over 65,...

16 November 2016 by Catherine Saxelby