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Healthy Food Guide March 2020

Healthy Food Guide is a monthly magazine that makes it easy for anyone to make healthy eating choices. Every issue contains practical advice from expert dieticians and nutritionists, dozens of tips and ideas to help consumers and those with special diets choose the right products at the supermarket. Plus a month’s worth of healthy recipes, all with a complete nutritional analysis showing kilojoules, fat, protein, carbohydrate, sodium and more.

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in this issue

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Have you heard about Meat-free March? What about Meat-free Monday? It seems the plant-based movement is getting larger and louder every year. In last month’s issue we looked at the science behind the question ‘How much meat is too much?’, because the reality is, meat can be part of a healthy, balanced diet. But the other reality is that just 7 per cent of us meet our daily vegetable target! So, clearly, adding a few more vegies, and perhaps a few more meat-free meals to our week, is a good idea. But it’s not always that easy to convince the rest of the family (hello meat-loving hubby!). So this month we bring you pages of delicious vegetarian meals that are family-friendly, good for you, and taste delicious too. From creamy Thai curry…

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your say

Australian Healthy Food Guide @hfgaustralia #cookwithhfg hfgaustralia @HFGAustralia LETTER OF THE MONTH My year to turn my health around! After a tough year and not making my health a priority, I decided 2020 was the year to reverse the damage I’ve done ... but where to start? Your January 2020 issue was a godsend! So many fantastic recipes and articles. I especially appreciated ‘20 ways to reach your goals in 2020’. I’m subscribing to HFG and look forward to a healthier new me! Jennifer Radford, VIC The right track I’ve just finished reading the article about the ‘Best and worst diets of 2019’ (Dec, 2019). Having just been to visit my niece in the eating disorders clinic at the hospital, I am convinced it’s really important to emphasise a balanced diet, incorporating a large variety of unprocessed options.…

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win! a sunbeam oven & fryer

This Multi Function Oven Plus Air fryer combines the versatility of an oven with the speed and health of an air fryer. The built-in air fryer makes everything, from healthier versions of fries and chicken nuggets, to cakes and pizzas. The air fry uses 99.6 per cent less oil, while the mesh basket makes the fryer easy to use and clean. Silver stainless steel finish! * Congratulations to all of our letter writers this month — who have each won a Biome canvas tote valued at $24.95. Have your say at healthyfoodguide.com.au and click WIN, or send to Locked Bag 5555, St Leonards NSW 1590 Note: ‘Your say’ letters may be edited for length and content.…

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why you can trust australian healthy food guide

Healthy Food Guide (HFG) magazine is your complete guide to healthy eating. Our recipes use easy-to-find, affordable ingredients. Cook with HFG, and you’ll always enjoy a nutritious meal. We give unbiased opinions and are not affiliated with any food manufacturers. All branded food in HFG has been approved by our dietitians. Advertisers cannot influence editorial content. You can trust our advice. All our health information is supported by solid scientific evidence, not media fanfare. We smooth out any confusion caused by ‘pseudoscientists’. Dietitians review all our articles so that they’re always accurate and up-to-date. We also publish our references in the magazine and online at healthyfoodguide.com.au Every recipe in Healthy Food Guide is healthy Our recipe writers work with qualified dietitians to develop all our meals. A nutritional analysis is provided for every recipe. We…

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news bites

Crunch time for peanuts! South Australian researchers are developing the world’s first peanut allergy vaccine after winning the funding to take the project to a human trial. The vaccine is designed not just to cure a peanut allergy — but to help prevent one occurring. Tests start in 2021. University of South Australia, 2020 PORTION PERFECT Take the guesswork out of healthy portions with this handy guide! MY ( kids’ ) KITCHEN RULES! Kids are almost three times more likely to make healthy food choices after watching child-oriented cooking shows that use healthy — rather than unhealthy — ingredients. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2020 BYE-BYE BINGEING! The new Australian draft guidelines for alcohol have been announced, suggesting we cap our drinking at four standard alcoholic drinks in one session — and no more than 10 drinks…

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now trending plant-based flour

McKenzie’s Tigernut Flour This gluten-free, nut-free flour is made from tigernuts – small root vegetables that are similar to potatoes. Use it as you would almond meal. Per 100g: 1960kJ (469cal), 4g protein, 6g sat fat, 62g carbs, 15.5g fibre Macro Green Banana Flour Rich in a special type of fibre called resistant starch, green banana flour acts as a prebiotic to keep your good gut bugs happy. Per 100g: 1470kJ (351cal), 4g protein, <1g sat fat, 77.1g carbs, 7.8g fibre Lucky Australian Almond Meal A great way to boost your intake of health-giving nuts, almond meal is gluten free and high in protein and fibre. Per 100g: 2533kJ (605cal), 21.1g protein, 3.8g sat fat, 9.7g carbs, 8.9g fibre…