Articles tagged with: portion size

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 crisis. However, it’s not just the amount, but the type, that’s the problem. It’s not those core foods such as vegetables or meat that are the culprits. It’s the large serves of junk foods that are the real cause. This post has been sponsored by MLA.     

10 August 2016 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

Product Review: HelloFresh Meals

Product Review: HelloFresh Meals

Cooking a healthy dinner from fresh ingredients is a big goal of mine this year. At the moment, there’s only two of us at home as...

31 January 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Should I cut out carbs after 6pm?

Q. Should I cut out carbs after 6pm?

A. Every second week or so, someone asks me this same question: "Should I avoid carbohydrates after 6pm (or 5pm or 4pm) if I want to...

22 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Healthier dinners: 3 tips to makeover your recipes

Healthier dinners: 3 tips to makeover your recipes

We all have meals we love, the ones we look forward to, crave even, but so often these favourite dinners are not the healthiest. They...

21 June 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Book review: The Fast Diet

Book review: The Fast Diet

The Fast Diet by Dr Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer I recently happened to watch dietitian Matt O’Neill comment on the new Fast...

27 March 2013 by Catherine Saxelby