Articles tagged with: fat

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

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat fatty liver disease

Within the next decade, fatty liver disease will become the leading cause of cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver transplants. So, what...

17 June 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

Discretionary food overload?

Discretionary food overload?

Basically, discretionary = junk. Everyone knows that ‘junk foods’ like sweet biscuits, cakes, pies, pasties, chips, crisps,...

8 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Sugar loves fat and refined starch

Sugar loves fat and refined starch

Is sugar the culprit? Is sugar to blame as the major cause of obesity, diabetes and insulin sensitivity? I argue that it’s not JUST...

5 November 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q.  Is carob better for you than chocolate?

Q. Is carob better for you than chocolate?

A. In truth, there's not much between them. It all depends on how you consume them. First I'd like to contrast carob with cocoa...

7 March 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Is the body unable to absorb calcium without fat?

Q. Is the body unable to absorb calcium without fat?

The question in full: Q. I recently read a newspaper article which stated that the body is unable to absorb calcium without the...

27 January 2014 by Catherine Saxelby