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Healthy Food Guide

Healthy Food Guide May 2016

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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Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Nextmedia Pty Ltd
Frequency:
Bimonthly
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12 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
what healthy food guide can do for you

•Healthy Food Guide (HFG) magazine is your complete guide to healthy eating. • HFG recipes use easy-to-find, affordable ingredients, so you can enjoy healthy meals every day. Cook with HFG, and you’ll always enjoy fresh food that excites your taste buds. •HFG recipe writers develop all our meals in collaboration with qualified dietitians, so you’ll see a nutrition analysis alongside every recipe. All our recipes are in line with Australian Dietary Guidelines. We also test each recipe twice to ensure it works and tastes great! • You can trust our advice. All our health information is supported by solid scientific evidence — we don’t look to media fanfare or celebrity endorsements. •Dietitians review all our stories, and we cite all our references in the magazine and online at healthyfoodguide.com.au • Any branded food in HFG…

1 min.
welcome

Grabbing the baked beans in the supermarket, I got upsold. Again. Faced with large cans at a cheaper price than the smaller cans, which were all I needed, price won out. And healthy portion control ran a poor second. Of course, when you’re in a hurry, and in my case, making hasty beans-on-toast, it becomes all too easy to pour the entire large can into the saucepan. And that’s just one of the ways we’re encouraged to buy more, eat more and make worse food choices. For more insights that may change the way you shop, turn to page 46. Meanwhile, seven out of 10 families are now choosing to buy gluten-free products and yet only one in 70 of us needs to avoid gluten, according to Coeliac Australia. Going gluten…

1 min.
win

Have your say about what you’ve seen in this issue and you could win a Lyndey Milan bakeware prize pack! Introducing Lyndey Milan’s first-ever bakeware collection, set to bring the best out of every home cook. You’ll soon be a home cook hero! Have every baking need colour-coordinated with our extensive prize pack! * Congratulations to this month’s winner – Amy Rush from WA – who has won a H2coco coconut water & coconut oil prize pack worth $167. Have your say at healthyfoodguide.com.auand click WIN, or send to Locked Bag 5555, St Leonards NSW 1590 Note: ‘Your say’ letters may be edited for length and content.…

2 min.
your say

Slice watch I really appreciated your piece ‘How much fat is in that pizza slice?’ (April 2016). It seems ingrained that we eat an entire pizza to ourselves. So, it was great to see an actual recommended serving size discussed, with the option of a side salad. It would seem people really need a visual representation of what a healthy serve is. Well done! Amy Rush, WA Meal times are fun times Special thanks to your dietitian Brooke Longfield for her guide to getting young children to eat more vegies, ‘10 ways to sneak in more vegies’ (March 2016). Too often meal times can become battle times, but by planning ahead and adopting some of Brooke’s simple, creative and fun strategies, there is every chance that meal times can become pleasure times for the…

1 min.
show us your hfg style!

via Instagram Crunchy chicken noodle salad (HFG Jan 2016) @katewoodsnutritionist via Instagram Baking today — cucumber & pear streusel muffins from Healthy Food Guide (Feb 2016). Delicious & healthy! A perfect afternoon snack @amanda_britt Talk of the town Next stop, Melbourne! We will be in town 19–21 May for the annual Dietitian’s Association of Australia Conference to hear the very latest research in the world of nutrition. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and the hashtag #DAA2016 to stay in the loop.…

3 min.
news bites

Egg-cellent news! New evidence supports the accepted scientific view that eating an egg a day does not increase your risk of heart disease. So, if you still think eggs need to be limited to just once or twice a week, it’s time for an update. The current recommendations allow you to enjoy up to six eggs a week. Get cracking now! American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2016 SCIENCE UPDATE: Coconut oil As coconut oil’s popularity continues, a recent report weighs the truth about whether it is the healthiest choice of cooking oils. The review of 21 studies has concluded that coconut oil raises cholesterol levels, although not as much as butter does. So while there is no convincing evidence to support the view that coconut oil reduces our risk of heart disease, stick…