May 2018 issue: 10 things we learnt

May 2018 issue: 10 things we learnt

The May 2018 issue of Healthy Food Guide is available in supermarkets and magazine retailers from Monday 23 April.

Here are 10 things we learnt while researching this issue.

For women looking to get pregnant, for every point over a body mass index of 29, the chances decrease by 4 per cent. How to boost fertility

Olive oil spreads are only around 16-18 per cent olive oil, the rest being canola. How to choose spread

New research has found that children who eat vegetables at night with dinner score higher in spelling and writing tests than those who don’t eat these foods. Fussy eater to foodie

A takeaway coffee usually has a lot more energy than a homemade one. Portion distortion

Eating fast has been linked to a higher risk of weight gain and greater waist circumference. Eat slowly and lose weight

Antibiotics are not the only commonly used drugs that affect our gut bacteria. Newsbites

Food in small packaging, such as chewing gum, is exempt from displaying nutrition information. NIPs for your nip

Choosing dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate can significantly reduce the amount of sugar you get. Smart swaps

Researchers have noticed that, since the 1960s, the prevalence of arthritis is lower in countries where intestinal worms are more common. Build better immunity

Grandma’s salt remedy for mouth ulcers isn’t entirely wrong. Open wide – we’re looking at mouth ulcers

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

Subscribe before 13 May 2018 and receive a FREE GIFT of The Skin Kitchen Body Scrub (while stocks last, NZ subscribers only)

Ready to put your health first?
Subscribe here

Thanks, you're good to go!


Thanks, you're good to go!


{{ contentNotIncluded('company') }} has not subscribed to {{ contentNotIncluded('contentType') }}.

Ask your librarian to subscribe to this service next year. Alternatively, use a home network and buy a digital subscription—just $1/week...

Go back