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.


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 ways we don’t realise. Here’s how you can shift the emphasis off wheat and get more rye, barley, rice and buckwheat in. Author Catherine Saxelby

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 ways we don’t realise. Here’s how you can shift the emphasis off wheat and get more rye, barley, rice and buckwheat in. Author Catherine Saxelby

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 for ages before that. Here’s the story behind that success and how I came to write nutrition books that are practical, realistic and free of fads and hype. Author Catherine Saxelby

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