Articles tagged with: wellness

Kombucha –  should you be drinking it?

Kombucha – should you be drinking it?

Does Kombucha (pronounced kom-boo-chah) really shape up as the magic elixir of life that the wellness gurus make out? Is it a “super food”? Should you start making it at home? Is it something to add to your daily intake?

22 March 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

How I landed my first writing job

How I landed my first writing job

New grads and young dietetic hopefuls often ask me: “How did you begin your writing career? How did you get your first start?”...

23 November 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Which dairy milk substitute is right for you?

Which dairy milk substitute is right for you?

Almond, rice, coconut, soy and oats are all used to make dairy milk substitutes. If you are lactose intolerant, have a milk allergy,...

14 September 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

What is Retinol (Vitamin A) and why do I need it?

What is Retinol (Vitamin A) and why do I need it?

Vitamin A is a term for a number of related compounds, the main one being pre-formed vitamin A which is technically called Retinol....

22 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

What is Beta-carotene (pro-Vitamin A)?

What is Beta-carotene (pro-Vitamin A)?

Beta-carotene is the most widely known of the carotenoids, which are the natural pigments of plants which provide the orange, yellow...

15 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Stuck in the middle of the warring Food Tribes

Stuck in the middle of the warring Food Tribes

At times, I feel like I’m in the middle of four main, warring, dietary tribes – Paleo, IQS (I Quit Sugar) Raw and GF (Gluten...

23 March 2016 by Catherine Saxelby