Articles tagged with: junk food

What is your relationship with food and eating?

7 good reasons NOT to eat chips

Many people know that chips – whether potato crisps or corn tortilla triangles - are a discretionary food,  only to be eaten in small quantities, occasionally. But lately, "healthy sounding" chips have appeared on the market. So are kale or lentil chips any better for you than plain old potato chips? And should you be eating chips at all?

9 August 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Discretionary foods – what the heck are they?

Discretionary foods are often called ‘junk foods’or ‘treat foods’. However, I prefer to call them, ‘sometimes foods’. You...

2 November 2016 by Guest post

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

Discretionary food overload?

Discretionary food overload?

Basically, discretionary = junk. Everyone knows that ‘junk foods’ like sweet biscuits, cakes, pies, pasties, chips, crisps,...

8 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

The Worst 30 Foods for you to eat (beware)

The Worst 30 Foods for you to eat (beware)

Using the new Health Star Rating I’ve calculated the numbers of stars that the worst 30 foods will get. However, you’re unlikely...

8 October 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

The 13 REAL causes of the obesity crisis

The 13 REAL causes of the obesity crisis

Forget sugar as the sole villain. Don’t blame fat alone for the flab. Forget carbs as the culprit. There is no silver bullet for...

1 October 2014 by Catherine Saxelby