Articles tagged with: protein

Healthy eating for active ageing

Healthy eating for active ageing

Australians are living longer – at the age of 65, women can expect to live another 22 years and men another 19 years. Once over 65, serious illnesses such as high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke can begin to limit quality of life. Avoiding falls and debilitating fractures is paramount to maintaining good health and this means maintaining muscle mass, strength and function, according to Professor Caryl Nowson from Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. This post has been...

16 November 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Snapshot: Be Natural Moroccan Spice Dry Roasted Chickpeas

Product Snapshot: Be Natural Moroccan Spice Dry Roasted Chickpeas

We all love savoury snacks but usually they have too much fat, too much salt and, if they’re flavoured, they often have added sugar...

4 November 2015 by Guest post

Protein powders – what are they and do you need them?

Protein powders – what are they and do you need them?

Protein is essential for our bodies. It is needed for growth, reproduction and healing as well as supporting a healthy immune system....

12 June 2014 by Content_Editor

Product Snapshot: Tassal Easy Bake Atlantic salmon fillets

Product Snapshot: Tassal Easy Bake Atlantic salmon fillets

Nutritionists recommend two serves of oily fish a week but I find it hard to eat this regularly without resorting to canned salmon or...

7 February 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

Q. Atkins or more carbs?

Q. Atkins or more carbs?

Q. Recently there has been a lot of promotion for the Atkins and other carbohydrate free diets, as an effective way to lose weight.

12 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby