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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.

Over the cold? So are we. March marks the beginning of spring, where the cold wintery days slowly disappear and we start seeing more sunshine. Our March issue is full of recipes and activities to enjoyed in early Spring warmth. From plant-based recipes to three ways to turn your walk into a workout, to a show-stopping strudel perfect for your Easter lunch – here are our 14 reasons to buy.

1. How to eat well on the go
Eating well on-the-go can be tricky and with the new government 400:600:600 calorie rule it has just got harder. Nutrition editor, Amanda Ursell shares her advice, plus provides us with some top high-street choices.

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2. I think positively, therefore I lose weight
Professor Jane Ogden explores the psychology of weight loss, and shares how we can positively adjust our mind-set in order to achieve long term weight loss. Pick up your copy of the March issue, for her six easy steps.

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3. Make the most of your GP
Find out how to get the most from your GP visit, in just 10 minutes, with Dr Dawn’s medical notes.

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4. Nuts: we’ve done the number crunching
They’re a powerhouse of nutrition, but nuts are also high in calories. So how many should we be eating? Dietitian Jennifer Low has the answers.

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5. Healthy tonight
Coffee-rubbed steak to sushi served in a bowl – our healthy tonight recipes are filled with flavours that your tastebuds will love.

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6. Fresh and lean
Tuck into satisfying suppers without piling on the starchy carbs, thanks to our colourful recipes. They’re all light on the carbs and heavy on the veg, including this chicken pad Thai with veg noodles.

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7. Celebration Pie
A show-stopping veggie strudel that can be enjoyed three-ways, and is perfect for your Easter celebrations.

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8. Just the two of us
Whether you want to impress your partner, or have been meaning to cook for your friend – our recipes for two are healthy, tasty and easy to make.

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9. Vegan Supper club
Hosting a dinner party, and got vegan guests? Our March issue contains a three-course plant-based menu that’s nutritionally balanced and absolutely delicious. Take a sneak peek at the starter below…

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10. The healthy way to try vegan
This is no Hollywood fad – the numbers of vegans is increasing. If you’re thinking of embracing the vegan lifestyle, this month’s 8-page pull-out-and-keep guide is a must.

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11. Tom and the sweet stuff
Once again, Tom Kerridge has proven he can do no wrong with his inventive takes on classics, that are not only healthier and low in sugar, but also deliver on taste. These French apple tarts with mace will be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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12. When whitening strikes
With treatments becoming cheaper and huge celebrity endorsements, everyone seems to be whitening their teeth. We explore the risks of swapping yellow teeth for pearly whites…

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13. Turn your walk into a workout
Who said walking couldn’t be a workout?  Health writer, Hannah Ebelthite explores three walking trends that will get you burning calories, building more muscles and even improve your problem solving abilities.

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14. Win a healthy day out down on the farm
Craving a day out in the glorious Somerset countryside, followed by a delicious two-course lunch? Enter this month’s competition and you and a friend could get the chance to explore one of UK’s leading organic farms, Yeo Valley.

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