Articles tagged with: health

Almonds and legumes

Yay for nuts and legumes - the new nutrition heroes

There's always research going on into ageing and nutrition and this time, they've found that a higher intake of nuts and legumes (such as dried peas, beans and lentils) is related to better cognition and less cognitive decline with age. Impressively, this study had six years of follow-up. Wow! This month I look at this and more... 

29 June 2022 by

5 classic food marketing traps to watch out for when shopping

5 classic food marketing traps to watch out for when shopping

It’s about time I listed those foods that can be surprisingly NOT healthy! These are a minefield. Sigh. Yes it’s flavoured...

15 June 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

Home delivery of quality fresh meat

Home delivery of quality fresh meat

There’s a new meat subscription service in Melbourne: Meat at the Mount. The meat is sourced from the Fleurieu Peninsula in South...

1 June 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

Chewing gum

Meat substitutes, eggs and chewing gum?

What do you know about the sustainable, healthy, plant-based alternatives to meat … and why I’m wary of them?

25 May 2022 by Foodwatch

5 fabulous everyday SUPER foods you must eat today. And Why

5 fabulous everyday SUPER foods you must eat today. And why.

Every year, several foods emerge that get foodies in a fluster. Last year, the ancient African grain teff rose to fame; the leafy...

18 May 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Review: super-high-oleic-safflower-oil

Product review: Super high-oleic safflower oil

“What does super high-oleic mean?” I hear you ask.  Also, “I haven’t heard of safflower for ages. What’s the deal?”...

11 May 2022 by Catherine Saxelby