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Ruby is the marketing and digital assistant at Healthy Food Guide. She loves reformer pilates and is always obsessing over superfoods.

If, like us, you’re fed-up with these grey winter days, fret not, our February 2018 Healthy Food Guide is FULL of colour. It’s filled with ideas from helping you eat more vegetables to running like a pro, plus some delicious sweet recipes for Valentine’s Day. Here’s our 10 reasons to buy.

1. The Real Food Doctors
We meet the medics who are not only prescribing medication to their patients, but also a good dose of nutrition, with healthy recipes like  Dr. Rupy‘s herby mushrooms and greens.

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2. Keeping active makes our brain work better
Dr. Lisa Mosconi reveals how to power up our neurons,  as well as tips on how to slow our brain from ageing.

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3. Have you got too much on your plate?
With the nation’s waistline forever expanding, it’s time to really know how much we are putting on our plates…

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4. Healthy tonight
Breeze through your week with our healthy and hearty mid-week recipes. From sticky meat kebabs to a hearty Mediterranean bake, this issue has your weeknights covered.

 

5. Think outside the VEG BOX
Add more vegetables (and colour) to your life with our rainbow-bright recipes. Your eyes will love them as much as your taste buds.

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6. Comfort Food, VEGAN style
From lasagne to homemade beans, Master Chef finalist Jackie Kearney shares her hearty recipes from around the globe.

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7. Pancakes for everyone
Got dietary requirements? There’s no need to miss out on Pancake Day. We’ve got three awesomely good whole-wheat, vegan and gluten-free ideas.

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8. Sweets for your honey
Warm the pot and invite your Valentine to join you for a lighter afternoon tea for two.

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9. Time to unplug
If you regularly find yourself mindlessly reaching for your phone, we have 10 great tips that will help you cut down, or stop.February

10. Your complete training plan for a big race
Thinking of running 5km, 10km or half a marathon? Then this is  for you. We’ve asked three of the UK’s top coaches to share their eight-week training plans, so you too can run like a pro.

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