Articles tagged with: colours

Q. How do I get my kids to eat vegetables?

Q. How do I get my kids to eat vegetables?

A. It's hard work! But it pays to be persistent. Over the years, I've worked out a number of techniques to help parents and used them on our kids when they were younger (and we had one of the world's fussiest eaters in our daughter!). 

12 February 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Additives most likely to cause adverse reactions

Additives most likely to cause adverse reactions

The consumption of additives in food is a vexed issue. On the one hand, no-one plans to consume them in the first place and some –...

12 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q.  Why do food companies have to use additives?  And how many are there?

Q. Why do food companies have to use additives? And how many are there?

A.  Additives are used to extend shelf life or make a food more convenient or attractive or to be lower in...

9 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

4-step guide to avoiding additives

4-step guide to avoiding additives

Are you suspicious of additives with their long, strange chemical names and code numbers? Well maybe you should be. Not just because...

1 February 2012 by Catherine Saxelby

How to check a product for additives

How to check a product for additives

Additives must be shown on the ingredient list by their functional name, for example, FOOD ACID, and this must be followed by either...

24 August 2010 by Catherine Saxelby