Articles tagged with: obesity

How to maximise your health in pandemic times and more in the July 2020 Foodwatch Newsletter

How to maximise your health in pandemic times and more in the July 2020 Foodwatch Newsletter

During the pandemic many of us have spent a lot more time indoors, less time exercising (even walking to the station) and more time snacking on energy dense, comfort foods. If you feel unhealthy or a little sluggish or have packed on the kilos recently then this newsletter is for you. 

28 July 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

Huge portions of junk food - the 7 worst culprits

Huge portions of junk food - the 7 worst culprits

Nutritionists know that portion sizes have increased over the past 20 years. What’s more they are contributing to our obesity...

10 August 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

The 13 REAL causes of the obesity crisis

The 13 REAL causes of the obesity crisis

Forget sugar as the sole villain. Don’t blame fat alone for the flab. Forget carbs as the culprit. There is no silver bullet for...

1 October 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What diet help is there for gout?

Q. What diet help is there for gout?

The question in full: Q. I am having problems with gout, especially in my big toe. Is gout a food related problem? If so, what can I...

22 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Sugar - why quitting sugar guarantees you'll lose weight

Sugar - why quitting sugar guarantees you'll lose weight

Sugar. It's been labelled "deadly", "addictive", "toxic", "sweet poison" and blamed for the rise in global obesity in recent years."...

6 May 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. How can I keep food down with a hiatus hernia?

Q. How can I keep food down with a hiatus hernia?

The question in full: Q. I have a hiatus hernia and have trouble keeping food down. I feel full after a few mouthfuls and find I get...

30 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby