Speakers Profile - Catherine Saxelby

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Catherine Saxelby knows nutrition!

From fast food to phytochemicals, she has written, researched and talked about virtually every aspect of healthy eating.

She is one of Australian's best known nutritionists and food commentators, who understands the demands of today's busy world and the complexity of food issues whether additives or GI.

She has impeccable credentials in nutrition and her client list is a Who's Who of food producers and non-government authorities including Unilever, Goodman Fielder, Meat & Livestock Australia, Brita Filters, AHM Health Insurance, Horticulture Australia, Heart Foundation and Nutrition Australia.

The author of seven books on healthy eating, her Nutrition for Life has clocked up sales of over 400 000, making it one of the most enduring and popular nutrition books in the country.

Her website www.foodwatch.com.au offers recipes, latest information and diet advice.

She is Nutrition Director for Healthy Food Guide magazines and is often called upon by the media to comment on food issues or to give her views on nutrition and wellbeing.

Catherine's media portfolio includes:

? Guest appearances on TV shows such as A Current Affair, Today Tonight, Fresh, Good Morning Australia, and news across all three commercial networks and skynews.

? Commentator on ABC radio and regular with James Valentine ABC Sydney.

? Comments on diet offered to magazines such as Australian Womens Weekly, Body & Soul (Sunday Telegraph), Healthwatch (Herald-Sun), Life (Sun-Herald).

Aside from media commitments, Catherine delivers seminars and workshops to corporate groups as well as the food industry and health professionals.