Catherine Saxelby

Nutrition expert and presenter, author

Catherine Saxelby knows nutrition and health. From fast food to fat loss, she has written, researched and talked about virtually every aspect of healthy eating and special diets in a career spanning over 20 years.

A dynamic presenter, Catherine understands the demands of today's busy world and the complexity of food issues. In an entertaining and light-hearted way, she analyses eating habits, diets, sleep routines and exercise regimes.

Catherine Saxelby specialises in engaging and practical food and nutrition presentations tailored to her audience. She is passionate about helping people get healthy and get more out of life.

Catherine Saxelby is also an award-winning author of several books, has written hundreds of articles for magazines, websites and blogs and also appears regularly on television and radio.

Catherine's Nutrition for Life sold over 400,000 copies, making it one of the most enduring and popular nutrition and health books in  Australia. She cuts through the clutter, helping you to recognise the energy drainers in your life while providing quick tools to boost focus and concentration.

Catherine is also Nutrition Editor for New Idea magazine and a media spokesperson on topics such as healthy eating, healthy weight loss, omega-3, antioxidants, healthy menus, meals and recipes.

In 2005, she was made a Life Member of Nutrition Australia for services to community education.

In 2009, she was made a Recognised Contributor to the media spokesperson program run by the Dietitians Association.

Catherine Saxelby talks about ...

  • Energy for life - Seven highly-effective habits to power you through your day
  • Super foods for super busy bodies
  • Top 10 trends in food and wellbeing
  • Eat your way to success
  • High-antioxidant eating plan for long life
  • What's in the food we eat - how to decide what is right for you
  • Portion size and the obesity epidemic
  • Eating mindfully
  • Cracking the food label code
  • Beat stress and boost your productivity
  • Time-efficient Nutrition
  • The Obesity Epidemic: why we're getting fat and how we can reverse it NOW

Client testimonials

The feedback from delegates confirms the value of your presentation and the innovative way in which you involved them all. You scored an average of 4.03 out of 5 from evaluation form, a very good score.

Australian Food & Grocery Council

Thank you very much for presenting such a comprehensive session at our conference. You were one of the highlights of the day for teachers. You have the wonderful combination of knowing your field and being able to talk about it in a way which engages and challenges people.

VHETTA (Victorian Home Economics and Textiles Teachers’ Association)

Thank you for being part of our Balancing Food and Fitness seminar - it was a great success. Your presentation was particularly informative and we received many positive remarks in relation to it. Thank you for making the evening the success that it was.

Nutrition Australia

Catherine’s talk was high in content and even higher in audience engagement. Total quality!