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The sourdough revolution

The sourdough revolution

It’s no secret that I love bread! It’s my favourite carbohydrate, way ahead of potato, rice or pasta. So, it breaks my heart when I hear that people are giving up bread or forgoing any yeasted or wheat offerings at all. I understand there are those, like coeliacs, who just can’t eat bread but for others, sourdough may be the answer.

3 July 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

7 best vegetables to help you lose weight (with serving ideas)

Maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle doesn’t have to be difficult or painful. As a nutritionist dedicated to helping busy...

8 February 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Sugar vs sugars

Sugar vs sugars

Two words, differentiated only by a single letter: ‘s’. However, this one little letter actually makes a lot of difference,...

12 August 2015 by Megan Cameron-Lee

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...

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