Articles tagged with: low fat

Does skim milk have more sugar than full-fat milk?

Does skim milk have more sugar than full-fat milk?

A friend told me that she’s stopped drinking skim milk because it has “added sugar”. She’s gone back to the full-cream milk she once drank as a kid growing up. My first thought was "Whoa! Fresh plain milk doesn’t contain any added sugar unless you’re drinking flavoured milk like chocolate milk or strawberry milk."

7 September 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

No more Tick! What were they thinking?

No more Tick! What were they thinking?

This week on the 8th December 2015, the Heart Foundation announced it is retiring the red Tick after 26 years! Retiring it in favour...

10 December 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

5 label claims you need to be wary of

5 label claims you need to be wary of

Do you check the label for fat before you buy? Or do the words “No cholesterol” or “Fat-free” persuade you that a product is...

9 September 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

The June Foodwatch Newsletter explains those tricky terms

The June Foodwatch Newsletter explains those tricky terms

This month’s newsletter is all about those confusing terms you may read on pack labels, in articles or hear about in the news, in...

10 June 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Use quinoa as the base but enliven it with the stronger flavours of cranberries, mint, parsley, onion and pistachio nuts. It's a...

28 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Hearty green kale smoothie

Hearty green kale smoothie

I've finally joined the kale fad AND the smoothie fad with this thick green smoothie using the green stuff. It's filling and...

5 February 2014 by Catherine Saxelby