August 2018

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COVER FEATURE: 20+ delicious recipes • Tame your sweet tooth • Low-carb decoded  • 9 essential nutrients: How to tell if you’re getting enough • Chicken, pumpkin and ricotta lasagne • Ways to stretch your food budget further • and much more…

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  • Should you go low carb? The benefits and drawbacks of low-carb diets.
  • Can you eat well on a low income? Editor-at-large Niki Bezzant explores the realities of trying to eat healthily when there’s scant money coming in.
  • Secrets to stop sugar cravings: Simple strategies to tame your sweet tooth.
  • Essential nutrition – do you have the numbers? Work out which nutrients you need more of and how to get them.
  • Footcare for diabetics: How to keep your feet healthy.
  • 8 Food hacks: Cooking tips for outstanding results.


  • Food for thought: Editor-at-large Niki Bezzant explains why we should back off from the booze.


  • Shopping savvy: A legal look at nutrition claims, Niki’s lunch of the month, book review.
  • How much … is in that? Calcium in your groceries.
  • Smart swaps: To lower costs.
  • How to choose: Hot drinks.
  • Portion distortion: How big is your plate?

This month’s recipes

  • In season: Rosemary and spinach and a new gardening feature: The lost plot.
  • 5pm panic: Fast family meals for the rush hour.
  • Terrific turmeric: Savoury or sweet, this spice is a treat.
  • It’s on the table: Tasty weeknight meals for two.
  • Comfort food: Delicious creamy, winter meals, with a healthy twist.
  • Makeover: Saucy chocolate pudding.
  • Single serve: Soy ginger chicken with winter slaw.
  • #HFG Kids: Fruit nigiri.
  • Muffin break: Savoury snacks – full of flavour, full of veges.

… and more!

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