Articles tagged with: nutrients

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to boost your immune system - 4 nutrients that help

By now we all know the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. Fever, a dry cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, and sometimes aches and pains. However, as winter rolls around the annual cold and flu season does too. So, for all these reasons it’s a great idea to eat to boost your immune system and do your best not get sick this winter. Check your diet for these four key nutrients…

25 March 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

August 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Gluten-free and more...

August 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Gluten-free and more...

After many requests I've decided to revisit the topic of gluten-free in the August edition of the Foodwatch Newsletter....

30 August 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

July 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Watch out for naughty labels!

July 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Watch out for naughty labels!

In Australia we’ve become used to being able to trust the claims made on labels. Yes, some of them are tricky, such a...

26 July 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

What is vitamin E (Tocopherol)?

What is vitamin E (Tocopherol)?

Vitamin E isn't a single substance but consists of a group of 8 compounds known as tocopherols and tocotrienols, of which...

2 December 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Which foods should someone with coeliac disease avoid?

Q. Which foods should someone with coeliac disease avoid?

Q. I have recently been diagnosed with coeliac disease. Could you tell me which specific foods to avoid? A. Coeliac disease...

15 July 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. I’m confused. I know what polyunsaturated means, but what’s monounsaturated?

Q. I’m confused. I know what polyunsaturated means, but what’s monounsaturated?

A.   Monounsaturated fats have only one double bond in their carbon chain (hence the term "mono"), while polyunsaturated...

26 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby