The April 2018 issue of Healthy Food Guide is available in supermarkets and magazine retailers from Monday 19 March.
Here are 10 things we learnt while researching this issue.
A café ‘big breakfast’ can supply a whopping 40 per cent of our daily saturated fat. Everyday choices, page 84
Added sugar is more likely to cause weight gain and tooth decay than naturally occurring sugars such as lactose. How much sugar is in your drink? page 82
Post-pregnancy hormone changes can affect how energy is used and stored in the body. Ask Katrina, page 10
Bought scones can be so big they are like eating a small meal, in terms of energy. Portion distortion, page 88
Iodine, an essential nutrient, is not available in high levels in NZ soil and produce, which is why it is added to salt. Autoimmune disease: What to do when your body fights itself, page 22
Eyelid twitching is usually caused by fatigue, stress, smoking, excess alcohol, caffeine or an irritation. What your face says about your health, page 22
Evidence that a varied diet is important to optimal human health was first uncovered during experiments on dogs in the 1800s. Evolution of nutrition, page 34
Studies link skipping meals with weight gain. Supplements: Are they worth it? page 16
Adults need more fibre than children – around 25-30g a day compared with 14-28g, depending on the age of the child. How to choose kids’ breakfast cereals, page 86
In World War II there were ‘starvation’ studies to help figure out how to treat famine victims in Europe. Evolution of nutrition, page 34
Do you want to live a healthier, happier lifestyle? Then Healthy Food Guide is here to help.
Subscribe before 23 April 2018 and you’ll go in the draw to WIN one of three Veggie Bullets, worth $299.99 each! (NZ subscribers only)