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Q. Are cashew nuts as good for us as walnuts and almonds - I never see them listed in the 'good' nuts to eat?

Q. Are cashew nuts as good for us as walnuts and almonds - I never see them listed in the 'good' nuts to eat?

A. Cashew nuts are nutritionally much the same as other nuts: all nuts are high in fat (50 percent or more), and are rich in vitamin E and fibre, as well as being a good source of minerals, particularly magnesium and zinc. While high in fat, all nuts rank highly for their healthy unsaturated fats.

15 January 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Should I cut out carbs after 6pm?

Q. Should I cut out carbs after 6pm?

A. Every second week or so, someone asks me this same question: "Should I avoid carbohydrates after 6pm (or 5pm or 4pm) if I want to...

22 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What is the difference between Greek yoghurt and natural yoghurt?

Q. What is the difference between Greek yoghurt and natural yoghurt?

A.   Greek yoghurt is higher in fat than standard plain or natural yogurt and is considerably thicker. It generally has around 8...

17 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Energise yourself with this easy super food eating plan

Energise yourself with this easy super food eating plan

It's not hard incorporating my top 20 super foods into your everyday eating. Here's a day's menu I've created to give you an idea of...

16 September 2010 by Catherine Saxelby

How to convert sodium to salt (and salt to sodium)

How to convert sodium to salt (and salt to sodium)

As a nutritionist, my aim is to help busy women eat healthily. One of the ways to do this is to follow the general nutrition advice...

6 August 2010 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