The January 2018 issue of Healthy Food Guide is available in supermarkets and magazine retailers from Monday 18 December.
Here are 10 things we learnt while researching this issue.
Salt levels can vary greatly between cheeses. For instance, a serve of feta could contain 13 per cent or 85 per cent of the recommended daily sodium limit, depending on the product. How much sodium is in that cheese, page 82
Fasting has been shown to decrease the gut bacteria associated with inflammation. Get well, fast: Intermittent fasting for health and weight, page 18
By around age 30 our bone density is the highest it will be in our lives. From about 35 years on we lose bone mass. Health check: How to have stronger bones, page 26
One corn cob has around six times the fibre of a slice of white bread. Fire up a healthier barbie, page 50
Wholegrain bread keeps you full for longer than rice cakes will. Everyday choices, page 84
An acidic marinade helps keep meat tender. Fire up a healthier barbie, page 52
If taro isn’t cooked thoroughly, it can give you an itchy throat and mouth. In season, page 40
A Rainforest Alliance certification is a signal to consumers that the product they’re buying meets rigorous environmental and social standards. 2018 Healthy Food Guide Awards, page 30
You can fast without losing weight – just eat more on non-fasting days. Get well, fast: Intermittent fasting for health and weight, page 18
Some frozen wedges and fries are a perfectly healthy addition to a meal. How to choose, page 88
Do you want to live a healthier, happier lifestyle? Then Healthy Food Guide is here to help.
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