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November 2018

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COVER FEATURE: 20+ delicious recipes • What your eyes say about your health • Male menopause – Myth or reality? • Emulsifiers: Friend or foe? • Quick pickles at home • Spread versus butter • and much more…

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  • What your eyes say about your health: HFG editor-at-large Niki Bezzant takes a look at conditions your eyes reveal.
  • Emulsifiers: Friend or foe? Senior nutritionist Rose Carr investigates the health effects of a common food additive.
  • Male menopause – Myth or reality? Is ‘manopause’ something men need to face? Dietitian Brad Brosnan finds out.
  • Kick-start reader story: Sue Huntleigh-Smith found investing in her exercise regime helped kick-start her motivation.


  • Food for thought: Editor-at-large Niki Bezzant explains why it’s so important to teach our kids to cook.


  • Shopping savvy: Five flavour boosters for your pantry, Niki’s lunch of the month, book review.
  • Portion distortion: Vege serves.
  • Smart swaps: Vegan options.
  • Guide to… : Buying beef
  • Butter vs spread: Which is healthier?
  • A guide to iron: How to ensure you get enough to help your energy levels, brain function and more.
  • How much… Is in that? Fibre in that rice.

This month’s recipes

  • In season: Tropical (pink) guavas and mizuna. Tips on how to grow tomatoes in The Lost Plot.
  • 5pm panic: Fast family food, with minimum fuss.
  • Bean supreme: Protein and fibre-rich legume recipes, bursting with flavour.
  • Quick pickles: Simple, ready-to-use pickles for summer.
  • Spring quiche: Courgette, asparagus and basil quiche.
  • Single serve: Creamy mustard chicken with warm kumara salad.
  • #HFG Kids: Fabulous fish fingers and vege chips.
  • Sweet treats: Lemon bars.

… and more!

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