Reviews

Product Snapshot: Coke Life vs Coke Regular – a side by side taste test

Product Snapshot: Coke Life vs Coke Regular – a side by side taste test

Coca Cola’s latest variant Coke Life has hit our supermarket shelves and I’m sure you’ve seen it! Packaged in bright spring-green cans and bottles with a distinctive green label (a real contrast to the well-known red label), Coke Life brags how it contains 35 per cent less sugar and kilojoules than regular Coke but claims to preserve the classic Coke taste.  Not being a Coke drinker myself, I asked a student dietitian and her cola-drinking friends to do a taste-test for me. Read on...

1 May 2015 by Guest reviewer

Product Review: A closer look at Lupin Foods' Lupin Flakes

Product Review: A closer look at Lupin Foods' Lupin Flakes

With its impressive fibre and protein contents, these new Australian-grown lupin flakes stand head and shoulders above other legumes...

22 April 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Snapshot: Cenovis Vitamin Gum

Product Snapshot: Cenovis Vitamin Gum

Vitamin chewing gum is the latest kid on the, if-we-add-a-few-vitamins-people-will-think-it's-healthy, block! Well, on the plus side...

27 March 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Book Review: Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human

Book Review: Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human

Eating cooked food — whether meat or plants —makes digestion easier and allows our digestive tracts or guts to grow smaller. The...

11 March 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Film Review: That Sugar Film

Film Review: That Sugar Film

ABC Radio asked me to review That Sugar Film and comment on how realistic or factual it was with regards to the average adult diet in...

2 March 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Diet Book Review: I Quit Sugar

Diet Book Review: I Quit Sugar

Should you give up sugar entirely? And what about fruit? Is sugar a ‘poison’ or a ‘toxin’ as some people claim? Will you lose...

25 February 2015 by Catherine Saxelby