Articles tagged with: fads

October 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Coconut fat: healthy, or not?

October 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Coconut fat: healthy, or not?

Many 'internet health gurus'  tout the benefits of coconut oil. Type it into any search engine and you'll be flooded with articles claiming it controls sugar cravings;  helps you lose weight; boosts your metabolism, prevents the degenerative diseases of ageing and more! This month's Foodwatch Newsletter investigates.

25 October 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Is a Candida diet really worth the hard work?

Question in full: Q. To eliminate Candida, I’ve been told eat a yeast-free diet and cut out sugar, refined carbohydrate and foods...

21 June 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Does pineapple help stop indigestion?

Q. Does pineapple help stop indigestion?

THE QUESTION IN FULL Q. My husband suffers indigestion. A friend suggested he eat fresh pineapple before or after each meal. Since...

28 May 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Book review: The Fast Diet

Book review: The Fast Diet

The Fast Diet by Dr Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer I recently happened to watch dietitian Matt O’Neill comment on the new Fast...

27 March 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

What does the McCormick Foodie Crystal Ball predict for 2013?

What does the McCormick Foodie Crystal Ball predict for 2013?

Last week I was invited to a fabulous lunch put on by McCormick (makers of herbs and spices among other things) to hear how they've...

18 February 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Product review: activated almonds

Product review: activated almonds

Almonds have been heavily featured in food and nutrition blogs during November 2012 following the revelation of chef Pete Evans'...

26 November 2012 by Catherine Saxelby