Articles tagged with: wellness

Kefir – the latest fermenting favourite

Kefir – the latest fermenting favourite

Fermented foods are all the go at the moment. They’ve been around for centuries but only recently have they been recognised for their health-giving and health-promoting qualities. The latest, following on from sauerkraut, kimchee and kombucha is kefir. So what is it and should you be drinking it?

17 May 2017 by Guest post

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...

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