Healthy eating

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Should your kids be taking multi-vitamins?

Do your kids need a multi-vitamin? Or perhaps a single specific vitamin like Vitamin D or a mineral like iron? As a general rule, I don’t think it’s a good idea to give children vitamin pills. If they’re eating a reasonably balanced diet, they should get all the vitamins and minerals they need from foods, so supplementation isn’t necessary.

25 July 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Why you need to shop the middle aisles of the supermarket and how to do it wisely.

“Only shop the perimeter of the supermarket” – how often have you heard this phrase? It’s often suggested as the best and...

11 July 2018 by Guest post

What is your relationship with food and eating?

What actually is ketosis? Is it good or bad for you?

Ketosis is when you push your body’s metabolism to burn stored fat for energy instead of sugar. So how do you do it? And is it good...

13 June 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Trendy bowl foods. What are they? Are they healthy?

Trendy bowl foods. What are they? Are they healthy?

A quick tour of the food court or the local cafés will alert you to the rise of ‘bowl foods’. Buddha Bowls, Acai Bowls, Poké...

23 May 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat cholesterol

When your doctor tells you that your blood cholesterol levels are too high, it can be a bit of shock. Often, you’ll be advised to...

16 May 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

What's better for weight loss and health? Low-carb or low-fat?

Recent studies have provided an interesting insight into the perennial ‘dieters’ dilemma’ - “Low-carb OR low-fat?” Which is...

9 May 2018 by Catherine Saxelby