Additives & labels

Avoid these 10 ultra-processed foods!

Avoid these 10 ultra-processed foods!

Think processed food only means frozen pizza and bags of chips? Or maybe it’s that white sliced supermarket bread, or anything in a packet? Think again. While the definition of processed foods embraces everything from tinned tomatoes to frozen berries (even cooking is actually a form of processing), it's often only those ultra-processed foods (UPF) you need to avoid. These are the ones considered the ‘root of all evil’ when it comes to poor diets and obesity.  Read on for my...

20 June 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

10 things that MUST be on a food label

10 things that MUST be on a food label

Here’s a taste of what’s in my new eBook Cracking the Code – The Handy Foodwatch Guide to Food Labels. This short extract is...

14 February 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Q.  How does Nutri-grain breakfast cereal score 4 Stars?

Q. How does Nutri-grain breakfast cereal score 4 Stars?

At the moment, I keep getting asked this one question over and over again. Namely how can a refined, processed, high-sugar snack-like...

6 December 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Learn to Crack the Code eCourse

Learn to Crack the Code eCourse

If something says “All Natural” or "No Artificial Colours and Preservatives” does that mean it’s good for you? Not...

16 November 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Shelf life after opening!

Shelf life after opening!

So your UHT Coconut Milk says Best Before 03/05/18 but what about after you’ve opened it? Do you know? Have you looked? Many...

8 November 2017 by Guest post

Seven additives you don’t need to worry about

Seven additives you don’t need to worry about

If you are serious about a healthy diet then you probably check your food labels for additives. As a rule, acidity regulators,...

31 August 2017 by Catherine Saxelby