Healthy cooking

How much sodium is in Asian salty sauces?

How much sodium is in Asian salty sauces?

Salty sauces like soy, fish or hoisin sauce are a key feature of Asian cuisine and are used in countless ways as marinades, splashed into stir fries and soups, as a basting sauce on roasts and barbecues, as a dipping or a table sauce. These sauces are an easy way to add flavour to meats, fish, vegetables and plain rice or noodles. Their one drawback is the huge load of salt (sodium) they deliver. Read on for the best and worst of these sauces and how you can minimize their damage.

4 November 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

Change your eating, change your life!

Change your eating, change your life!

Like most writers, I’m an avid reader. I especially read lots of nutrition books. I do like a classic, well-written overview on a...

5 August 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

Healthy modifications to meal kit dinners

Healthy modifications to meal kit dinners

Researchers at Sydney University  have taken a look at just how healthy meal kit services REALLY are. You know the ones - they...

12 February 2020 by Guest post

Kitchen make-over for the New Year

Kitchen make-over for the New Year

 “This year, I'm going to lose weight!”, or “This year I’m opting for a healthier lifestyle!” Is your 2020 New Year's...

8 January 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

How much red meat should you eat?

A review released in October may have people wondering if they should be ignoring earlier guidelines on how much red meat or...

20 November 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

7 reasons your body will love a bowl of soup!

7 reasons your body will love a bowl of soup!

I love soup, whether in a bowl, a mug or on-the-go. It’s easy to make in bulk and freeze in portions for later so you don’t have...

7 August 2019 by Catherine Saxelby