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March 2018 issue: 10 things we learnt

March 2018 issue: 10 things we learnt

The March 2018 issue of Healthy Food Guide is available in supermarkets and magazine retailers from Monday 19 February.

Here are 10 things we learnt while researching this issue.

Drinking alcohol after a workout can slow muscle growth and repair. Is your drinking a problem and you don’t even know it? page 28

Three standard glasses of double vodka, lime and soda have the same energy as half a packet of Tim Tams. How many kilojoules are in that alcoholic drink? page 84

Lack of sleep can make you feel hungrier than normal. Why am I so hungry? page 18

Some dried fruits contain added sugar, on top of naturally occurring sugars. Everyday choices, page 86

The purple pigment in the skin of eggplant is thought to help prevent tumour growth. Five reasons to eat in colour, page 82

Fermented tea drink kombucha contains small amounts of alcohol. Ask the experts, page 12

Getting kids involved in packing their own lunch can increase the likelihood they’ll eat it. Great lunchboxes by age, page 33

Going to a place you associate with food can make you feel hungry, even when you’re not. Why am I so hungry? page 18

A one-cup serve of frisée, a type of leafy vegetable, contains more than 20 per cent of your suggested daily target of vitamin A. In season, page 38

Pre-schoolers tend to balance their nutrient needs out across a week, rather than a day. Great lunchboxes by age, page 33

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

Subscribe before 19 March 2018 and you’ll go in the draw to WIN one of six SodaStream Spirits, worth $149.99 each! (NZ subscribers only)




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