Healthy eating

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to boost your immune system - 4 nutrients that help

By now we all know the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. Fever, a dry cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, and sometimes aches and pains. However, as winter rolls around the annual cold and flu season does too. So, for all these reasons it’s a great idea to eat to boost your immune system and do your best not get sick this winter. Check your diet for these four key nutrients…

25 March 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Dark chocolate: health benefits

Everyone knows that dark chocolate is healthier – it has less sugar, more fat and more of those helpful flavonoids. But is it a...

18 March 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Potatoes – white vs sweet?

I’m often asked should I swap my white potato for the golden ones, often called sweet potatoes or kumara, with their orange flesh?...

11 March 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Salt types from free-flowing to chunky

This is based on content from my latest book Nutrition For Life which you can purchase here, plus a little extra that didn’t make...

5 February 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Why is nutrition SO hard?

In this era of fake news, wellness bloggers and celebrity chefs, it’s hard to know who to believe. For instance, should I go vegan?...

22 January 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

What I eat in a day

Because I’m a nutritionist, people often ask me what I actually eat. I guess they’re interested to see if I practice what I...

15 January 2020 by Catherine Saxelby