Articles tagged with: healthy eating

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Are ‘naturally sugar-free’ soft drinks actually natural?

A while back, I asked my readers what you were most interested in knowing about. Some of you wrote back asking about sugar-free soft drinks such as Nexba, which is sweetened with erythritol and stevia. This combo is also the sweetener in no-added-sugar cordials, yoghurts, biscuits, fruit juice drinks, confectionery, sauces and other foods. The emails asked something along the lines of: ‘I was wondering if this is a wanky factor. Is the sweetener made in a lab or is it safe to enjoy?? ...

8 September 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Should I drink sugar-free fizzy drinks every day?

Sugar-free soft drinks, which have been around in various forms for almost 40 years, still have their problems. Remember Tab?...

1 September 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Four great ideas that make it a snap to crunch on more vegies

Four great ideas that make it a snap to crunch on more vegies

We’ve got an interesting line up for you again this month. with an explanation of the difference between vegetarian and vegan, and...

25 August 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Grains you may not know about - teff

Teff (Eragrostis tef ) is one of the so-called “Ancient Grains” which I have talked about on the Foodwatch website...

18 August 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Fake News! “Microwaving destroys a food’s goodness.”

Ever since microwave ovens first started to appear in the late 1960s, there has been fear-mongering and myth making to the effect...

11 August 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

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...

4 August 2021 by Catherine Saxelby