Articles tagged with: alcohol

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Zero-alcohol beers that taste like the real thing!

During Febfast in 2021, I found a glass of non-alcoholic beer was a great way to tackle that ‘pre-dinner drinks hour’ and was very refreshing in hot weather. It tasted like the real thing and it was no hardship to swap to this healthier alternative.

5 May 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Women and alcohol – what’s the problem?

Traditionally men were the big drinkers and they suffered all the social and health consequences associated with regular,...

21 June 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

February 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - Alcohol, the Hidden Health Challenge for Busy Women

February 2017 Foodwatch Newsletter - Alcohol, the Hidden Health Challenge for Busy Women

March 8 2017 is International Women's Day and the theme this year is #BeBoldForChange. That's why this month I’m going to address a...

28 February 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Huge portions of junk food - the 7 worst culprits

Huge portions of junk food - the 7 worst culprits

Nutritionists know that portion sizes have increased over the past 20 years. What’s more they are contributing to our obesity...

10 August 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Red wine is good for you – fact or fantasy?

Red wine is good for you – fact or fantasy?

 New research has thrown the “red wine is the reason for the French Paradox” and the “red wine is good for you” theories...

17 June 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. If you don't drink wine, can you get the same antioxidants from purple grapes or dark grape juice?

Q. If you don't drink wine, can you get the same antioxidants from purple grapes or dark grape juice?

A. Red wine seems to have the edge over grapes and grape juice for a couple of reasons. Firstly you need to know that the...

19 March 2014 by Catherine Saxelby