Articles tagged with: guidelines

Australian Dietary Guidelines 2013

Australian Dietary Guidelines 2013

Eating a healthy, balanced diet based on whole foods can help us achieve optimal health throughout life. But knowing exactly what to eat can be confusing when there's so much conflicting advice from books, websites, TV programs, magazines and celebrity chefs. The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has released the latest 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines based on scientific evidence on what we should all be eating. Here's my handy summary to make things easier to digest:

18 February 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

5 healthy and satisfying lunches to take to work

5 healthy and satisfying lunches to take to work

I find it pays to plan for the week ahead especially if you’re trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. On a Sunday...

11 February 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

New from Catherine Saxelby

New from Catherine Saxelby

Catherine Saxelby's Complete Food and Nutrition Companion - The Ultimate A-Z Guide. This new book contains over 500 entries on 400...

21 July 2012 by Catherine Saxelby

Dietary Guidelines revision 2011

Dietary Guidelines revision 2011

The Dietary Guidelines - spelling out what foods Australians should eat - are being updated to reflect the latest knowledge on...

18 December 2011 by Catherine Saxelby

EatKit monthly online chat on Twitter

EatKit monthly online chat on Twitter

Confused about healthy eating? Join a group of friendly practical dietitians, foodies, teachers and chefs each month for a chat on...

13 August 2011 by Catherine Saxelby

5 reasons why I'm in favour of The Tick

5 reasons why I'm in favour of The Tick

Do you look for the red-and-white “Tick” of approval when you shop?  Is it really giving you the healthiest choice on the...

14 June 2011 by Catherine Saxelby

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  • What is your relationship with food and eating?

    Why the perfect diet might be no diet at all

    Many women spend much of their lives going from one unsuccessful diet to another, convinced that they just haven’t found the right one yet, or that they...

    3 February 2016 by Guest post

  • What is a 'Healthy Bounty Bar'? And how does it compare to the original?

    What is a 'Healthy Bounty Bar'? And how does it compare to the original?

    Lately my social media feeds have been flooded with photos of ‘sugar-free’ sweet treats. Made popular by celebrity, Sarah Wilson, and her book ‘I Quit...

    7 October 2015 by Catherine Saxeby and Megan Cameron-Lee

  • Diet review: South Beach Diet

    Diet review: South Beach Diet

    Named after the celebrity-studded South Beach in Florida USA, the South Beach Diet promised to be easy and enjoyable with no suffering or deprivation. But...

    15 July 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

  • Diet review: The Low GI Diet

    Diet review: The Low GI Diet

    The Low GI Diet won't eliminate all your carbs but it does make you think about choosing ‘smart carbs' to help your weight loss efforts. Legumes, pasta,...

    6 May 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

  • Diet review: Can't Lose Weight? You could have Syndrome X.

    Diet review: Can't Lose Weight? You could have Syndrome X.

    Sandra Cabot's book Can't Lose Weight? You could have Syndrome X promises help for those struggling to shed weight. However, it's no magic...

    29 April 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

  • My week on the IQS program (Week 1)

    My week on the IQS program (Week 1)

    Is sugar the key culprit in the obesity crisis? If I cut out ALL sugar (including honey and agave) and everything sweet, will it be easier for my body to shed...

    4 March 2015 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 weight loss and there is no...

    1 October 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

  • Diet Book Review: The CSIRO Diet Book 1

    Diet Book Review: The CSIRO Diet Book 1

    The best-selling CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet has come under scrutiny over the validity of its research and the concern that a diet high in meat can lead to...

    9 May 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

  • My Raw Food Diet Roadtest

    My Raw Food Diet Roadtest

    As part of his series on weird and wonderful diets, James Valentine has asked me to roadtest some of them and then present my experiences and my nutritional...

    30 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

  • The Raw Food Diet – an overview

    The Raw Food Diet – an overview

    Over the years the Raw Food Diet has waxed and waned in popularity. It was around in the 1980s with Leslie and Susannah Kenton’s Raw Energy movement. This...

    23 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

  • Paleo – a great place to start but needs a tweak

    Paleo – a great place to start but needs a tweak

    I’ve never been wild about the Paleo Diet, I must admit. It’s never seemed right that we humans haven’t ‘evolved’ from our caveman days, nor our...

    13 February 2014 by Catherine Saxelby