Mon. Jan 30th, 2023

Category: Nutrition

Food For Thought

I remember my teenage years when dinner “on the run” meant stopping at the local convenience store for a package of Ho-Ho’s. I was all of 118 pounds then, and…

Food & Nutrition

Fresh vs frozen Q. Is there much difference in the nutritional value of frozen and fresh vegetables? It all depends on how fresh they were to start with and how…

Shopping

Use-by or Best-before date? Q. What’s the difference between Use-by and Best-before? The Use-by date gives you an idea of how long you can safely consume a food. The food…

Weight and Body Shape

How much fat on a low-fat diet? Q. On a low-fat diet, how many grams of fat per day is considered low-fat? Is it based on total fats or saturated…

Food Content

Food and what’s in it Hormones in chicken Q. How can I avoid buying chicken containing growth hormone as I am worried about what it can do? The use of…

Special Diets

Special Diets for Health Problems Help for insomnia Q. I suffer from mild but irritating insomnia. Are there any dietary or natural approaches that can help with a good night’s…

Menus

Menus for Healthy Eating Menus with nutrition analysis suitable for women over 35 years, that are high in calcium, low in saturated fat and salt, moderate in sugar and high…

Nutrition Labelling

What Does it Mean? By dietician Cate Lombard Are you surprised by the following? Without reading the small print do you know what you’re getting when you buy your weekly…

Unscrambling The Egg

Choosing which type of egg to buy used to be simple – there was only one choice. Walk into a supermarket today however and you’ll find rows and rows –…