Category Archives: Product review of the week

Product review: Be Natural Thai Sweet Chilli Dry Roasted Fava Beans

Product Name: Be Natural Thai Sweet Chilli Dry Roasted Fava Beans Nutritionals Per 22g serve: 350kJ (88cal), 6.2g protein, 10.1g carbs, 0.9g sugars, 2.3g fibre Ingredients: Fava beans (91%), thai sweet chilli seasoning (sugar, natural extracts [onion, garlic, rosemary, spices, flavours], spices [paprika, cayenne pepper], salt, mineral salt [potassium chloride], yeast extract, tomato powder, food acid […]

Product review of the week: Weet-Bix GO Breakfast Biscuits

Product Name: Weet-Bix GO Breakfast Biscuits. Nutritionals per serve (50g = 4 biscuits): 217cal, 3.8g protein, 6.6g fat, 33.4g carbs, 11.0g sugars, 3.7g fibre. Ingredients: Wholegrain cereals (60%) (wheat flour, oats (13%), Weet-BixTM (12%) {wheat (12%), raw sugar, salt, barley malt extract, vitamins (niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, folate), mineral (iron)}), sunola oil, sugar, wheat flour, honey (4.5%), vegetable […]

Product review: Go Natural Almond Cranberry & Pepita Nut Delight

Product Name: Go Natural Almond Cranberry & Pepita Nut Delight*. Nutritionals per 35g serve: 743kJ (177cal), 5.0g protein, 14.3g carbs, 6.3g sugars, 11.3g fat, 4.1g polyunsaturated fat, 2.9g fibre.  Ingredients: Nuts (Cashews, Almonds (21%), Brazil Nuts (33%), Seeds (Pepitas, 8%), Sesame, Sunflower, Flax) (28%), Glucose from Maize, Sweetened Cranberries (Cranberries, Sugar, Sunflower Oil) (10%), Honey, Rice […]

Product review of the week: Vaalia Kids Lactose Free Vanilla & Paul’s Kids Yoghurt Pouch

Product Name: Vaalia Kids Lactose Free Vanilla Nutritionals per 140g serve: 540kJ (129cal), 6.6g protein, 3.8g fat, 17.2g sugars (16.4g sugars), 210mg calcium Ingredients: Milk, skim milk, Water, Sugar, Milk Solids, Rice Starch, Gelatin, Natural Flavours, Acidity Regulators, Lactase, Probiotics. Pros: Lactose free, one of the lowest sugar flavoured yoghurts, child friendly pack Cons: Does contain […]

Product review of the week: Safcol Tuna Meals

Product Name: Safcol Tuna Meals Nutritionals per serve (110g): 552kJ (131cal), 10.5g protein, 3.5g fat, 14.7g carbs, 2.8g sugars, 342mg Ingredients: Tuna (27%), Brown rice (23%), Sweet corn (19%), Carrot, Capsicum (9%), onion, soybean oil, sugar, paprika, modified tapioca starch, salt, yeast extract, natural colour, thickener. Pros: A low calorie lunch option on the run. […]

Product review of the week: McCain Healthy Choice Wholegrains Thai Beef & Basil Stir Fry

Product Name:  McCain Healthy Choice Wholegrains Thai Beef & Basil Stir Fry Nutritionals per 340g serve: 388cal (1620kJ), 17g protein, 8.2 g fat, 57.8g carbs, 7.5g sugars, 1190mg sodium Ingredients: Cooked rice mix: Cooked brown rice (37%) (water, brown rice), cooked red quinoa (6%) (water, red quinoa) Beef and basil sauce: Water, onions, flavours (sugar, basil […]

Product review of the week: Chris’s Egyptian Beetroot Dip

Product Name: Chris’s Egyptian Beetroot Dip Nutritionals per 20g serve (1 tbsp): 20cal, <1g protein, <1 g fat, 3.5g carbs, 3.5g sugars, 97mg sodium Ingredients: Roasted Marinated Beetroot (83%) [Beetroot, Sugar, Salt, Water, Food Acid (260)], Yoghurt [Milk, Milk Solids, Skim Milk, Cream, Cultures], Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Citrus Fibre, Egyptian Spices (0.3%) [Cumin, Coriander, Cinnamon], Salt, Vegetable […]

Product review of the week: Vita Weat Lunch Slices

Product Name: Vita Weat Lunch Slices Nutritionals per serve (2 slices): 646kJ (154cal), 5.5g protein, 3.8g fat, 21.9g carbs, 2.5g sugars, 4.5g fibre, 183mg sodium. Ingredients: Wholegrains (82%); Wholewheat flour, Seeds (5%) (Linseed, Sesame), Malt Extract (From Barley), Vegetable Oil, Yeast, Soybeans, Sugar, Salt, Wheatmeal. Pros: A lower calorie option than bread; great taste, good […]

Product review of the week: Vitasoy Coco-Nut Milk Original

Product Name: Vitasoy Coco-Nut Milk Original Nutritionals per 250ml: 310kJ (75cal), 0.4g protein, 5.0g fat, 5.0g saturated fat, 6.8g carbs, 6.3g sugars, 0.5g fibre, 300mg calcium Ingredients: Filtered water, coconut cream (min. 8%), raw sugar, minerals (calcium phosphate), emulsifier (471), stabilisers (407,418), natural flavour, sea salt Pros: An option for individuals who need dairy free […]

Product review of the week: Goodness Superfoods Better for U! Cereal Bars

Product Name: Goodness Superfoods Better for U! Cereal Bars Nutritionals per 35g bar: 524kJ (125cal), 2.7g protein, 17.4g carbs, 6.6g sugars, 7.2g fibre Ingredients: Wholegrain 46% [Rolled Oats, BARLEYmax 15%, Puffed Rice, Wheat Flakes], Chicory Root Fibre, Berries 10% [Cranberries (Cranberries, Sugar, Sunflower Oil) & Blueberries], Yoghurt Compound 4.8%, Yoghurt Powder 1%, Milk & Soy, […]

Product review of the week: Australia’s Own Kid’s Milk

Product Name: Australia’s Own Kid’s Milk Nutritionals per 200ml serve: 406kJ (96cal), 6.8g, 3g fat, 2g saturated fat, 10.4g carbs, 10g sugars, 230mg calcium. Ingredients: Low fat Aussie Dairy Milk (98%), Strawberry or cocoa powder (0.4-0.7%), Natural Flavours, Added Vitamins & Minerals. Pros: Calcium, protein drink with no added sugars that the kids will be […]

Product review of the week: Gluten Free Weetbix

Product Name: Gluten Free Weetbix Nutritionals per serve: 119cal, 3.2g protein, 1.1g fat, 22.7g carbs, 1.1g sugars, 2g fibre, 3g iron Ingredients: Wholegrain sorghum (78%), rice flour (9%), sunflower kernels (9%), golden syrup, salt, rice bran, vitamins (E, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, folate), mineral (iron). Pros: A light, gluten free cereal option especially for kids who […]

Product review of the week: Philadelphia Spreadable Cream Cheese Mini Tubs

Product Name: Philadelphia Spreadable Cream Cheese Mini Tubs Nutritionals per 40g serve: 299kJ / 70cal / 3,2g protein / 5.4g fat / 3.7g saturated fat / 111mg sodium Pros: With 13% fat, reduced fat cream cheese spread is a lighter alternative to butter or margarine with lots of flavour. Does contain some protein. Cons: We […]

Product review of the week: Alfa One Rice Bran Oil

Product Name: Alfa One Rice Bran Oil Nutritionals per 100ml: 20% saturated fats, 32% polyunsaturated fats & 40% monounsaturated fats. Pros: Can be used at high temperatures and contains 2 unique compounds: tocotrienols which are converted into Vitamin E and oryzanolbeen which helps to block cholesterol absorption in the body. Cons: High in saturated fat % […]

Product review of the week: Go Natural Nut Delight Bar

Product Name: Go Natural Nut Delight Bar Nutritionals per 40g bar: 868kJ / 6.1g protein / 15.8g total fat / 1.7g sat fat / 10.8g carbs / 8.2g sugars / 3.1g fibre. Ingredients: Nuts (Peanuts, Almonds, Walnuts, Brazil Nuts) [73%], Honey [12%], Glucose (From Maize), Puffed Rice, Chicory Extract (Inulin). Pros: Nutritionally one of the […]

Product review of the week: Natural Remedies Goji Berries

Product Name: Natural Remedies Goji Berries Nutritionals per 100g: 346kJ / 3.6g fat / 22g total carbs / 17.1g sugars / 7.4g fibre / 10.6 protein Pros: Rich in protein, fibre and a number of key micronutrients including iron. Cons: The processing, drying processing would question the antioxidant claims which are usually more applicable in  fresh […]