January 2017 issue: 10 things we learnt

January 2017 issue: 10 things we learnt

The January 2017 issue of Healthy Food Guide is available in supermarkets and magazine retailers from Monday 19 December.

Here are 10 things we learnt while researching this issue.


Strawberries can contain more than three times the amount of vitamin C than dried goji berries per serving – and they cost less. Superfoods vs everyday heroes, page 26


Fish can be marinated raw for a no-cooking-required dinner at the holiday bach. Summer catch, page 74


Adding salt to fatty foods can suppress the body’s mechanisms, thus encouraging us to overeat. Cravings, page 40


For those who don’t include dairy in their diet, it is possible to meet daily calcium requirements but it takes careful planning. Should your child be dairy free? Page 32


New Zealand is one of the largest exporters of onions in the world. In season, page 54


Most of New Zealand’s garlic is grown in the Marlborough region. In Season, page 54


The fronds from baby carrots make a great leafy addition to a meal. Fresh flavours, page 70


Eating insects can provide a viable source of nutrients normally found in meat. Newsbites, page 8


Married people are less likely to suffer anxiety and depression and are more likely to outlive their single counterparts. Healthy reasons for getting hitched, page 28


Fruit-infused water is a great choice to take to a picnic to keep everyone hydrated. Ideas for picnics, page 20


Do you want to live a healthier, happier lifestyle? Then Healthy Food Guide is here to help.

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