Articles tagged with: standard serves

Product Review: Go Scan App

Product Review: Go Scan App

I’ve been waiting for the launch of Go Scan for months now, having caught wind of its pending development via occasional whispers on the industry grapevine. So it was great to be invited to the official launch of this new App and get to play around with it for a review here. This is a first for Australia and one I’ll be using from now on.

25 March 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What do nutritionists mean when they talk about “energy density”?

Q. What do nutritionists mean when they talk about “energy density”?

A. Energy density means the ratio of kilojoules/calories you get from a given weight or volume of a food. It's really how many...

19 March 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Mercury in fish in Australia

Mercury in fish in Australia

Certain types of fish can accumulate mercury and these are the ones to avoid or limit when pregnant and breast feeding. But it's not...

27 July 2010 by Catherine Saxelby

%DI Labelling - what does it mean?

%DI Labelling - what does it mean?

If you're into healthy eating then you probably check ou food packs for nutrition information. It isn't always clear is it? You may...

10 November 2009 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. How much protein should I aim to eat?

Q. How much protein should I aim to eat?

Q. With all the hype about Paleo, Dr Atkins, Dukan and high-protein diets, how much protein should I aim to eat?

20 June 2009 by Catherine Saxelby

Five Food Group from the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

Standard serve sizes from the Eat For Health Guide

What is a standard serve?  When nutritionists talk about a "serve of vegetables", exactly how much do they mean?  Is it a...

1 March 2009 by Catherine Saxelby