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Healthy Food Guide
Managing Editor Alison Kirkman Dietitian Caroline Trickey APD, BSc (Nutr & Diet) Art Director Nerida Shield Subeditor Dan Winter Digital Content Creator Stephanie Hinton Contributors Grant Brinkworth, Dixie Elliot,
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Meat-free Magic
Serves 2 Time to make 25 min Cost per serve $5.10 ✔diabetes friendly ✔vegan ✔dairy free ✔gluten free 1 tablespoon olive oil1 onion, chopped4 garlic cloves, chopped or crushed200g cherry tomatoes, halved300g jackfruit100g Adzuki Bean Spaghetti (or gl
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Better Health Channel. 2016. How cutting down on food waste saves money. Available at Accessed August 2020. Better Health Channel. 2020. How to eat healthily. Available at August 2020. A
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Letter Of The Month
Thank you for your Snacking Made Healthy article in the October issue. I just love to snack, it’s a passion! But it’s also my downfall. This feature had so many great snack ideas and advice for ‘we who love to graze’. I love that it showed me how I c
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Build Your Own Bowl
Serves 4 Time to make 20 min ✔vegetarian 1 x 400g can chickpeas, drained1 cup raw cashews1 small egg2 garlic cloves1½ cups fresh chopped parsley and/or coriander1 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon salt¼ cup besan (chickpea) or wholemeal flour1 tablesp
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Ask the expert ... Dr Tim Crowe
Q I see coconut oil is being spruiked a lot as a superfood in cooking. Is it really that good for you? Jamie, via email A Coconut oil is attracting a lot of attention for its many claimed health benefits and ‘superfood’ status. Most of the claims, h
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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 ing
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Cook’s Tip
To make cacciatore on the stovetop, mix ingredients in a heavy-based flameproof casserole dish & pour in 2 cups water. Cover, simmer on low heat for 1 hour You will need a 400g can of lentils for this recipe. Store leftover lentils in an airtight co
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Get To Know Our Recipe Badges
Recipes contain no more than: • 1700kJ per main meal • 800kJ per dessert • 600kJ per side dish • 200kJ per 250ml fluid Recipes contain at least: • 20g protein per main meal • 5g protein per side dish or dessert Recipes contain no more than: • 10g
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Your Say
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
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LOW CARB Made Easy
Serves 4 Hands-on time 25 min Cooking 4 hours Cost per serve $6.20 ✔gluten free ✔diabetes friendly 600g lean chicken tenderloins2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes1 tablespoon mixed dried herbs1 red onion, cut into wedges300g button mushrooms, wiped clea
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# Cook With Hfg
Tomato & basil tuna pasta. Recipe from @hfgaustralia @amandastewart_ healthcoach HFG’s Upside-down orange & almond cake with rosewater yoghurt @Brookerasmussen Creamy cauliflower, pea & potato soup with crunchy toast and avocado — a healthy warmi
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Csiro Paves Way
For more than 20 years, the CSIRO has been researching the effect of high-protein, lower-carb diets on weight and health, including type 2 diabetes. One recent study found participants who adopted a low-carb diet, in combination with following a tail
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Smart Swap
Swap 100g wheat pasta for 100g pulse pasta, and give your body what it needs Protein 2g | Fibre 3g | Carbs 72g Protein 21.3g | Fibre 7.8g | Carbs 56.7g
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Low-carb It!
The CSIRO Low-Carb Diabetes Diet & Lifestyle Solution is a nutritionally complete eating plan based on eating whole, nutrient-dense core foods that provide 50–70g of high-quality carbs each day, with balanced amounts of protein and healthy fats. The
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News Bites
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 YouG
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Let‘s Get Cooking!
While many factors contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes, lifestyle factors are fundamental drivers. What we eat and drink, whether we smoke, whether we exercise, and how much sedentary time we spend in our daily lives all play a major rol
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→ 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.
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It’s almost BBQ season — hooray — but it‘s a good idea to go easy on the heat. When charred, beef, pork, fish and chicken can form compounds which may increase the risk of certain diseases. The good news is — marinading can stop these compounds from
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After months of being cooped up this year, thoughts turn to holidays and the great outdoors. What sort of break will help us relax, revive and reset? A new survey has found campers express greater feelings of happiness, satisfaction and optimism tha
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Shopping News
A slightly pear-shaped tropical fruit, the papaya stars as a vegetable in salads and curries when green and unripe, and as a fruit when ripe, red and succulent. Papayas are packed with key nutrients like folate and magnesium, with one cup of diced p
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Even dietitians have kids who don’t like certain foods. Two years ago my eldest child, verging on 13, had been on vegie-strike for two years. But perhaps a preference for ‘no veg’ wasn’t the issue for her. What I learned from Rachael Wilson-Farrokhma
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Enter any supermarket and you’ll be bombarded with colourful packaging with loads of ticks and claims all over them. But what do they mean? And how do you choose not just what’s healthy, but what tastes good? Don’t worry, help is at hand! Our dietiti
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Get Healthy On A Budget!
Being healthy doesn’t have to cost more. Many of us are on the lookout for budget-friendly, nourishing options — and there are plenty to be found! Here are eight ways to help you and your family thrive nutritionally, while making your money go furthe
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10 Top Ways To Save Time In The Kitchen
1 Plan your meals and shop in advance — so when you get home from work, you’ll have ready-to-go food in the fridge, and you’ll know what to cook for dinner. 2 Use fast, simple recipes — recipes you’re familiar with, which have a handful of ingredient
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How To Be A Flexitarian
A plant-based way of eating, flexitarianism focuses on getting most of your nutrients from whole plant foods, leaving room for meat and other animal products if you chose to eat them. Since there are no specific rules, it’s more flexible than fully v
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HOW MUCH IRON IS IN plant foods?
Iron is an essential nutrient to help create red blood cells that transport oxygen to your muscles and organs. It’s important for immune system and brain functioning. Low iron levels can increase susceptibility to infections and reduce energy. We so
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In this issue you can build your own bowls of goodness with delicious toppings, dive into the life-giving cuisine of the Mediterranean world, whip up the CSIRO‘s top low-carb recipes, and fill up on tasty meat-free meals! To make life easier, we’ve
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Each Day’s Menu Gives You…
• About 8700kJ (about 2000cal) for weight maintenance • At least 30g of fibre to feed those good gut bugs • 2–3 healthy snacks to help keep energy levels up • 100% of your daily vitamin A, C & E needs to keep you well nourished Learn more about your
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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.
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