Articles tagged with: carbohydrates

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Improve your sleep; improve your health

Good quality sleep is essential for good health as it impacts metabolic, emotional and cognitive processes. Given that sleep problems affect one in three adults and have been linked to the leading causes of death such as cancer and heart disease, it seems that the need to improve sleep is a ‘no-brainer’.

4 August 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Cutting carbs the easy way

Cutting carbs the easy way

There’s a lot of talk about low carb and lower carb diets these days. While I’m not a fan of the Low Carb (think less than 20g...

11 September 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

Legumes - lots to love

Legumes - lots to love

Legumes are one of our best friends. Also known as pulses or beans, they are nutritious, versatile and budget-friendly. It’s...

6 February 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

Lentils – my smart legume

Lentils – my smart legume

Lentils are one of the oldest legumes and integral to the cuisines of the Middle East, India and Eastern Europe. They are well and...

7 November 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

5 healthier alternatives to white flour

5 healthier alternatives to white flour

White flour is highly processed, carbohydrate-dense (think 76 per cent), energy-dense (1540 kilojoules or, 358 Calories per 100...

10 October 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Wheat – have we overdone it?

Wheat – have we overdone it?

While wheat is fabulous at making soft breads and being extruded into pasta and noodles, it has come to dominate our daily diet in...

22 August 2018 by Catherine Saxelby