Journalists and freelancers

For a comment on a food or nutrition issue:
Contact Catherine Saxelby on 0419 808 444 or at saxelby AT


Catherine is qualified

Catherine Saxelby is a university-trained accredited nutritionist and dietitian and is qualified to answer your questions on foods, diets, fads/trends, new products and weight loss. She is an accomplished author, educator and speaker who helps busy people eat right at home and on the go. She can ‘translate’ complex scientific detail into interesting and easy-to-understand language.

Catherine has written over 2000 articles for magazines, been interviewed on hundreds of TV and radio shows, and been quoted in numerous articles in newspapers and blogs.


Catherine’s favourite topics

• Eating for energy
• Portion size and the obesity epidemic – why we’re getting fat
• Losing weight without going on a diet
• Super foods (blueberries, tea, salmon, spices, almonds, yoghurt, etc)
• Fast food and eating out
• Understanding food labels
• What’s in the food we eat – how to decide which brand is right for you
• Health issues for women (iron deficiency, calcium and bones, menopause)


Catherine on television

Catherine is used to being interviewed, having been a regular guest on news and current affairs programs. She is ‘good talent’ and is generally available at short notice.

Catherine has appeared on many programs, panels and chats such as A Current Affair, Sunrise, National Nine News, ABC News, Fresh, Today Show, Fresh, Good Morning Australia, Kerri-Anne and Sky Health News.


Catherine enjoys radio

Catherine enjoys radio and comments on many ABC stations around Australia both metro and regionals, as well as commercial stations e.g. 2UE, 2GB, 4BC, 6PR, 3AW, 1065FM.

She has also had regular segments with James Valentine on ABC 702 Sydney called Nourish and also with Leon Viner on 5AA. She chats on Saturdays with George and Paul on 2UE in Sydney.


Catherine wants to write for your magazine or paper

Catherine has written many freelance articles. To invite her to write for your publication, contact her directly. Or if you prefer, you can use some quotes from Catherine. Note: Catherine currently writes for Healthy Food Guide magazine.

Call now

If you’re looking for a comment on a food issue, call Catherine or drop her a quick email.

Media enquiries

For a comment on a food issue, you can email Catherine at info AT foodwatch dot com dot au or call 0419 808 444. She will get back to you as soon as she can. Catherine can also refer you to key food experts in Australia and New Zealand.