Crossword Solutions

Across: 1 Caught, 4 Bok, 6 Polo, 8 Humming, 10 Newman, 12 Mousse, 14 Thai, 15 Achilles, 18 Reruns, 19 Ass, 20 Emissions, 21 Urge, 23 Hitler, 24 Forage, 26 Morama, 28 Erato, 29 Obsession, 31 Milked, 32 Anatomy, 33 Fusion, 34 Kale.

 Down: 1 Commission, 2 Uric, 3 Hug, 4 Bonfire, 5 Kew, 6 Pleasure, 7 Cassava, 9 Nutritarian, 11 Other, 12 Marsh, 13 Waste, 16 Lilo, 17 Diva, 22 Gravity, 24 Fork, 25 Rind, 27 Miso, 30 Nitrogen, 32 Amuck.​

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References: Page 20-21

To rent or buy The Big FAT Lie
go to the link below 

References: Page 24-25

Has your food bill been blown
to smithereens?

Watermelon price hits $100!
NZ Herald article

References: Pages 28-29

Forks over Knives –
Forks in the Road

Consumer Magazine

Global Food and Drink Trends
“In food and drink, consumer expectations have grown beyond stories and detailed claims; in 2022, consumers will want to see trustworthiness and measurable progress on health, environmental and ethical concerns.” Mentel

References: Pages 34-35

UK doctor discovers second chance
for a long, healthy life

The Plant Power Doctor:

Reference Pages 38-39

New plant discoveries bring
hope to uncertain future

State of the World’s Plantsread the 2020 report

References – Pages 42-43

Get over your obsession with big cars

References: Pages 48-49

Stop throwing away these
surprisingly nutritious foods!

New Zealand Food Composition Data

Love Food Hate Waste

References: Pages 50-51

Looking at

1. Journal of Hypertension

Trans Fats – Sources, Health Risks and Alternative Approach – A Review

Long-Term Effects of Weight-Reducing Diets in People with Hypertension

A Defined, Plant-Based Diet Utilized in an Outpatient Cardiovascular Clinic Effectively Treats Hypercholesterolmia and Hypertension and reduces Medications

References: Pages 52-53

Physical exercise and depression risk
Click here to read the study

Nuclear fusion set for delivery by 2026

Gravity batteries under development