Food Labelling

  • “Food Switch” app from Bupa

    You can scan in a barcode to your i-phone or Android and the tool will tell you if it is a healthy choice using a traffic light system. It also tells you better choices between brands.

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  • Is it food or a chemist’s concoction?

    Wheat flour, colour, maltodextrin, maize starch, dehydrated chives, corn & onion, sugar, creamer, glucose syrup, milk protein, mineral salts 339 & 450, salt, flavours, soy sauce, flavour enhancers 621 & 635, vegetable oils, hydrolysed corn protein, colour, food acid, spice extract.

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  • Made For You Range

    Woolworths is now stocking a frozen meal option that is low in salt and fat, targeting diabetes. There are 5 products: pizza, green curry, lasagna (beef and vego) and cottage pie . http://www.madeforyoufoods.com.au/products/range

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  • New hi-protein products from the supermarket

    I scanned Woolworths in early January for noteworthy new products. Here is a brief run down.. Note 4 hi-protein products ideal for gastric sleeve.

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  • Would you like stabilizers with that?

    Call me old fashioned but you won’t get me drinking a coffee with sugar listed as the highest ingredient followed by milk solids, vegetable oil, soluble coffee, maltodextrin, stabilizers (340, 452, 331), salt, anti-caking agent (551) and flavour.

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