Medical Diets

The hidden sources of sodium in medicines and additives

The hidden sources of sodium in medicines and additives

When we’re trying to reduce our sodium intake we need to be aware that sodium is also found in medicines and additives as well as in many of our foods. These sources can all contribute to excess salt. So, which ones should you be wary of?

9 December 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat the menopause

Menopause – those years which mark the end of a woman’s reproductive life and when a woman’s hormones cease can be a blessing...

11 November 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat fatty liver disease

Within the next decade, fatty liver disease will become the leading cause of cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver transplants. So, what...

17 June 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Food allergy or intolerance? Here’s a handy hint.

If you’re allergic to one of the allergens that have to be declared on food labels or have a particular food intolerance then...

20 May 2020 by Guest post

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to boost your immune system - 4 nutrients that help

By now we all know the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. Fever, a dry cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, and sometimes aches...

25 March 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Full-fat dairy – the Heart Foundation’s new position

In 2019, the Heart Foundation of Australia changed its stand against the fat in dairy. Instead of prohibiting all full-fat foods like...

4 December 2019 by Catherine Saxelby