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Healthy Food Guide November 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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12 Issues

in this issue

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How our plates have changed over the decades! This month the HFG team were reminiscing about our childhood foods, with the ubiquitous meat and three veg mantra coming up time and again. Often meat would take up one third or even half of our plates. Nowadays we’re so much more aware of the need to eat less meat, but we’re still eating more than we need. So what should our plates look like? Take a look at our helpful plate comparison between the Western diet vs the Mediterranean diet (p42), and our guide to ‘flexitarianism‘ (p26) for some handy tips and recipes. You’ll also save money if you cut back on meat — and if you want to save even more, our cover story on how to eat well for less…

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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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win! a kakadu plum pack

The Kakadu Plum Co. Spice Collection includes Tasmanian Pepperberry, Lemon Myrtle, Wattleseed, Saltbush and Kakadu Plum in a Biome organic cotton Canvas Tote Bag. The company celebrates Indigenous culture and traditional Australian bush foods and ingredients, working directly with traditional owners who wild harvest many of these traditional iconic Australian bush foods. Visit biome.com.au * Congratulations David Kirkby, this month’s Your Say winner, who won a $99.99 Thermos Trailsman outdoors or work companion. 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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your say

In love with HFG Thank heavens I wandered by a newsagent to find something to read on the train, and then came across the August issue of Healthy Food Guide. I truly love everything about it. The size is so handy, the articles are informative and entertaining — and I absolutely love the recipes. They look so easy and delicious, I can’t wait to try them out. Thank you again, looking forward to reading the next issue! M. Neale, QLD Brain power My family has had a history of Alzheimer’s and dementia, so I was really interested to read your story on the gut-brain connection in the September issue – particularly how what we eat affects our brain-health. If only we knew then what we know now! Thanks indeed for the science update, I’m…

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news bites

Did you know? Kiwifruit have twice the vitamin C of an orange — more than enough for your recommended daily needs — plus they’re a high-potassium alternative to bananas. 39% of Australians say they cook more now than pre-COVID. Readly AB Food Study 2020 by YouGov Junk food is so old school Three or more servings of ultra-processed food per day doubles the odds of changes linked to ageing in people’s chromosomes — by producing shorter ‘telomeres’ on the end of chromosomes. Time to junk the junk food! American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2020 TV dinner’s not a winner! Eating while you’re engrossed in an engaging task — and that includes watching a TV mystery or thriller — makes it more difficult to realise when you’re full. A UK study gave two groups high-attention and low-attention…

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what we’re loving this month

→ Great to hear that Australian pasta company Vetta is donating 10 cents from each pack of specially marked pasta to Rural Aid to fund much-needed rural community initiatives. You can buy the Vetta Rural Aid range in 550g and 750g packs at Woolies. Dan Winter, HFG subeditor → Loving these handy Eco Zip Lock Sandwich Bags from SugarWrap. Made from a renewable natural sugar cane, they’re a durable, sustainable and carbon-positive product that is perfect for keeping your food fresh — plus they’re 100% recyclable. Available at Woolies. Alison Kirkman, HFG Managing Editor…