FOOD: FOR THE LOVE OF CHOCOLATE
To mark our sixth birthday and to celebrate Easter, MiNDFOOD prepares a delightful selection of indulgent chocolate treats. Plus, we work with pastry chef Andrew Bowden to whip up an xtraordinary birthday cake with lashings of colour and texture.
BEAUTY: MADE TO MEASURE
A growing trend towards bespoke beauty products will see an influx of cosmetics designed to meet your individual needs – fragrance preferences, ideal textures and desired ingredients – over the coming decade.
COMMUNITY: KEEPING THE FAITH
Last year, MiNDFOOD talked to five readers who in adulthood had turned away from the faith they grew up with. In this issue, several people from different religious backgrounds tell us why they chose their current faith, why they feel inspired to nurture their beliefs and what role religion plays in their lives.
BOOSTING YOUR BRAIN POWER
Many factors contribute to memory weakness and poor concentration, including inflammation and diet. Find out what to eat to boost your brain power, with menu tips from our resident nutritionist, Polly Rea.
PSYCHOLOGY: PERFORMING UNDER PRESSURE
Stage fright strikes event the most confident and successful among us. But there are ways to work through anxiety to ensure we perform at our best. MiNDFOOD’s resident psychologist Dr Mary Grogan looks at new approaches and techniques to help