Articles tagged with: wheat

5 healthier alternatives to white flour

5 healthier alternatives to white flour

White flour is highly processed, carbohydrate-dense (think 76 per cent), energy-dense (1540 kilojoules or, 358 Calories per 100 grams) and low in nutrients. And we seem to be addicted to it. Like all addictions, it feeds the pleasure response - think light and airy cakes, fluffy white burger rolls, pancakes and scones with lashings of jam. Is there a better alternative that is palatable and that does the same job? Take a look…

10 October 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

August 2018 Foodwatch Newsletter - Women's Health and Wheat

August 2018 Foodwatch Newsletter - Women's Health and Wheat

As Women’s Health Week is coming up in September I thought I'd make women’s health one of the topics of this month’s Foodwatch...

28 August 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Wheat – have we overdone it?

Wheat – have we overdone it?

While wheat is fabulous at making soft breads and being extruded into pasta and noodles, it has come to dominate our daily diet in...

22 August 2018 by Catherine Saxelby