Articles tagged with: wellness

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Fake News! “Microwaving destroys a food’s goodness.”

Ever since microwave ovens first started to appear in the late 1960s, there has been fear-mongering and myth making to the effect that “You shouldn’t heat food in the microwave”. Here I explain why it’s just plain wrong.

11 August 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Turmeric - ancient spice, modern cure-all?

Turmeric - ancient spice, modern cure-all?

In traditional Ayurverdic Indian medicine, turmeric (Curcuma longa), the bright orange-yellow spice used as the basis of curries, is...

21 November 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Dietitian as author

Dietitian as author

Books just don’t appear out of thin air. While I published my first real book “Nutrition for Life” in 1986 I had been writing...

8 August 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Hemp seeds now here!

Hemp seeds now here!

Move over linseed. Step aside chia. In Australia, hemp seeds have now been approved for consumption and you’ll soon see them...

7 March 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Kefir – the latest fermenting favourite

Kefir – the latest fermenting favourite

Fermented foods are all the go at the moment. They’ve been around for centuries but only recently have they been recognised for...

17 May 2017 by Guest post

Kombucha –  should you be drinking it?

Kombucha – should you be drinking it?

Does Kombucha (pronounced kom-boo-chah) really shape up as the magic elixir of life that the wellness gurus make out? Is it a...

22 March 2017 by Catherine Saxelby