Articles by Catherine Saxelby

Catherine Saxelby is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, best-selling author and freelance writer who helps busy women eat right, lose weight and boost their energy. On the Foodwatch blog, I cover the big issues in healthy eating from coconut to gluten-free and review new products to make shopping easier and better for you. I try out those trendy diets eg Raw, No Sugar, Paleo and find their best redeeming quality and make a guess at whether they’ll stay or not.

7 good reasons NOT to eat chips

Many people know that chips – whether potato crisps or corn tortilla triangles – are a discretionary food – only to be eaten in small quantities, occasionally. But lately, healthy sounding chips have appeared on the market. So are kale and spirulina chips any better for you than plain old potato chips? And should you…

Product Snapshot: Capilano Beeotic Honey

Classic honey, cloudy honey, floral honey, single species honey (like yellow box or ironbark), Manuka honey, Medi-Honey and creamed honey – today there are so many options! Honey is the go-to sweetener in many households. It can be used in herbal teas, with lemon and hot water, and is heavenly on top of porridge or…

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