March: 10 things we’ve learnt

10 things we learnt while researching the March 2019 issue.

Emotional eating isn’t limited to negative feelings. Emotional eaters tend to overeat when they’re happy too. How mood affects your health.

An estimated eight million tonnes of plastic is dumped into our oceans each year. Surprising health rewards of cutting down on plastic.

Collagen is the most plentiful protein found in our bodies. A guide to collagen supplements.

There are no laws specifically regulating organic food products, but that’s about to change. Law column.

The type of crust you choose when buying pizza can make a big difference to how good it is for you. Healthier takeaway choices.

A new study confirms how important fibre is for the prevention of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer. Food for thought.

There are approximately 80,000 people in New Zealand living with an autism spectrum disorder. Better eating on the spectrum.

Kombucha is made with sugar, but bacteria eat it during fermentation, making the final brew sour and naturally low in sugar. Buy better: Choosing kombucha.

There are over 400 different varieties of chilli grown globally. In season.

Eating nuts could improve a man’s sperm count, according to new research. News bites.

First published: Mar 2019

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