Inside the issue: MiNDFOOD October 2023

Inside the issue: MiNDFOOD October 2023
Welcome to the October issue of MiNDFOOD, where we you can escape to paradise on the world’s best cruises, enjoy some easy-to-make delicious savoury spuds and learn how to live a better – not busier – life..

Our cover star is the hugely talented and fascinating actress, Gillian Anderson. She may have been on our screens for 30 years since she shot to stardom with X Files, but audiences still can’t get enough of Gillian Anderson, who is set to dazzle us once more in the final season of Sex Education.

That the British/American actress hits the three-decade milestone with a project that sees her reassume her rightful place at the top table of entertainment is as fitting as it is deserved, given a journey through the media spotlight that has peaked and troughed in ways that make the actress more grateful for her lot now, than ever before.

In ‘Natural Philosophy’ artist and Editor in Chief Michael McHugh shares his pursuit of new organic structures and forms through creative research, and how he has turned his art studio into a living laboratory, where, with daily drawing and experiments with different paint techniques and materials, he has created his very own DNA structures and forms.

Stay up to date with the latest health news including teenage addiction and why up to 70 per cent of teens are turning to vaping, excessive gaming or other addictions and what come be done about it.  We also look at heart disease in women and why it’s still a silent threat. Although most women are very aware of the risk of breast cancer, many do not know that heart disease is a far greater cause of death to women. GP Dr Jo Skinner explores the reasons why, and what we can do about it.

This issue also includes a thought-provoking article on time, the difference between chronos and Kairos, and how do we best use the time allotted us..

Our beauty section invites you to have a spring beauty refresh with the latest information, treatments and products for your skin and hair.

One of the all-time great  comfort foods, we show you how to make the most of the humble spud with our simple and delicious recipes.

Embark on a Journey of Inspiration with Our Comprehensive Cruise Guide

Are you ready to set sail on an unforgettable adventure? Look no further than our extensive cruise guide, designed to ignite your wanderlust and lead you to some of the most captivating destinations around the world.

From exploring Scandinavia with Hurtigruten’s North Cape Express to indulging in a gourmet cruise from Lisbon to Bordeaux, the options are endless. Discover the diverse cultures of Asia with Regent Seven Seas, experience wide-open spaces on the new Silver Nova, and immerse yourself in rich cultures on Abercrombie & Kent’s river cruises. Explore Europe’s treasures, enjoy intimate river jaunts, and sail through the Kattegat Sea’s charming port cities. Join the Azamara Quest for journeys from Tokyo to Singapore and Sydney to Perth, and set course for Antarctica’s unique voyage. From Tasmania’s wilderness to Africa’s diversity, our cruise guide promises unforgettable experiences.

Whether you’re a seasoned explorer or a passionate food enthusiast, the 2024 cruise season has something incredible in store for everyone. Bon voyage!

The October issue of MiNDFOOD is on sale 4 September in New Zealand and 7 September in Australia. Available in stores and online at


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