COVER STORY: Renée Zellweger
After taking a break from the spotlight, Renée Zellweger has returned to the silver screen with a new Bridget Jones film. She talks to MiNDFOOD about why she took time out for herself and addresses the intense public scrutiny that she and many women in Hollywood continue to face.
TRAVEL: CRUISE SPECIAL
With cruises now more adventurous and luxurious than ever, it’s small wonder that increasing numbers are taking to the water. Let your imagination set sail with our round-up of dedicated cruise news and journey into the Mediterranean and the south of France with cruise giants, Holland America and Uniworld.
FOOD: SPRING DINING
Longer days and warmer weather calls for lighter, brighter meals. Put a spring in your step with this satisfying selection of recipes that welcome in the new season with bursts of flavour and colour, such as Vietnamese Caramel Chicken Salad and White Chocolate & Green Tea Panacotta – food even better than it looks. Plus, discover the magic and versatility of matcha powder and how to make your own kefir.
PSYCHOLOGY: HOOKED ON EXCUSES
It’s a well-deserved drink to take the edge off … or it a problem we’re helping cover up? Is our culture playing a role in justifying addictive behaviour, encouraging excessive consumption and dangerous habits.
MY STORY: THE RADICAL REFORMERS OF AWRA AMBA
Ethiopia may still be troubled by famine and poverty but a small collective of locals in the north is living an egalitarian dream, working together, led by its 69-year-old founder to create a different, better life.
WELLBEING: MOOD FOOD
What foods can actually make you happy? The brain is a hungry organ, needing high levels of vitamins and minerals to function properly. Addressing nutrient imbalances has been shown to help in correcting mood disorders, improving behaviour and lifting depression.
MiNDFOOD October 2016 issue, on sale September 5 in New Zealand and September 8 in Australia.