Articles tagged with: wellness

What inspired you to become a nutritionist?

What inspired you to become a nutritionist?

It all started with my Year 10 science teacher! Thanks to her, I really loved the subject of science and managed to do well in it for my last three years of high school.

9 March 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

Learning to cook with love

Learning to cook with love

My mother Anne (‘Hanka’ in Polish) was a natural-born cook. She never used a recipe but cooked by eye, aided by years of...

2 February 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

Canned and tinned items - can they be good?

Cans and tins – can they be good?

Canned food is convenient, mostly nutritious, inexpensive and your nearest supermarket has a huge selection. It has a long shelf...

17 November 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

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...

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