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Catherine Saxelby Cooking PinkHi, I'm Catherine Saxelby.  Welcome to my Foodwatch website. I hope you'll find lots of useful food facts, handy tips and recipes here! My aim is to provide you with no-nonsense nutrition information that's easy to read and easy to put into practice.

On my blog, you'll find weekly posts that make healthy eating EASY so it's not a chore. Plus posts that help you lose weight without a set (boring) diet, and early reviews or taste-tests of new products and diet books.

You can read more about me, my causes, my best articles and more by clicking on one of the articles below.

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Dietitian as author

Dietitian as author

Books just don’t appear out of thin air. While I published my first real book “Nutrition for Life” in 1986 I had been writing for ages before that. Here’s the story behind that success and how I came to write nutrition books that are practical, realistic and free of fads and hype.

8 August 2018 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

Who is Catherine Saxelby?

Who is Catherine Saxelby?

Hello and welcome. As founder of the Foodwatch website, I can help you make sense of all these crazy diets and weird super foods. My...

21 June 2009 by Catherine Saxelby

Connect with Catherine

Connect with Catherine

Here's how you can connect with me in various ways from my free monthly newsletter to Twitter (which I love) or Instagram.

20 June 2009 by Catherine Saxelby

Catherine comments

Catherine comments

I'm often contacted by journalists, food writers and radio chat hosts for a comment or to give my take on a hot new issue in...

19 June 2009 by Catherine Saxelby

My Best Articles

My Best Articles

Here's a collection of my favourite articles published in magazines, newspapers and on blogsites. Oh and tv too. The most recent are...

18 June 2009 by Catherine Saxelby