Articles tagged with: healthy cooking

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat the menopause

Menopause – those years which mark the end of a woman’s reproductive life and when a woman’s hormones cease can be a blessing or a curse. Around 80 per cent of women experience the unpleasant symptoms of menopause like hot flushes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, depression, moodiness, irritability and sleeplessness. The rest simply sail through those years between 45 and 55 with nothing more than irregular periods. However it affects you, this is a time to pay attention to your...

11 November 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

How much sodium is in Asian salty sauces?

How much sodium is in Asian salty sauces?

Salty sauces like soy, fish or hoisin sauce are a key feature of Asian cuisine and are used in countless ways as marinades, splashed...

4 November 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What IS a healthy balanced diet for weight loss?

What IS a healthy balanced diet for weight loss?

Healthy weight loss happens when you lose weight slowly and steadily (around 1 kg or 2 pounds weight loss a week). Your goal is to...

16 September 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Gelatine or non-gelatine? What are fish oil capsules made from?

There are two main sorts of capsules that are used for medicines and supplements. One is of animal origin – a soft gel made from...

9 September 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Easy swaps for key pantry ingredients

So, you're ready to cook. Recipe ✔. Pans ✔.  Eggs ??? ✘ Oh no!  My quick list of easy pantry swaps can help you...

2 September 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Oxidation and rancidity in fish oils

All oils are susceptible to oxidation, and fish oils are no exception. Unlike fresh fish, it’s difficult to tell whether or not a...

19 August 2020 by Catherine Saxelby