Healthy weight loss

Should you really “breakfast like a king” if you want to lose weight?

Should you really “breakfast like a king” if you want to lose weight?

As nutritionists, we were always taught that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, especially for people who want to lose weight. Now a review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ 2019;364:l42 ) throws doubt on this old adage.

24 April 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Fasts and fasting – religious and nutrition based

Every major religion has some sort of fast. In the 1960s, I grew up as a Catholic and the Lenten ritual of giving up something (for...

16 January 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

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

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

What is your relationship with food and eating?

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

Australia’s Healthy Weight Week (AHWW) is back for 2017 and the theme is more healthy home cooking. That includes vegetables and...

8 February 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

7 weight loss hacks to do NOW

Finding it hard to shed those extra kilos or pounds? New Year is traditionally a time for new beginnings so now is the ideal time to...

11 January 2017 by Catherine Saxelby