Best Health magazine is dedicated to helping you “Look Great, Get Healthy, Eat Well and Embrace Life.” A new magazine from Reader’s Digest, it brings an inspiring voice to today’s contemporary Canadian woman. It’s filled with the latest health news, fitness tips, relationship and weight loss advice. Best Health stands apart with inspiring and approachable healthy lifestyle information on all aspects of your life. It’s like a day at the spa, not a trip to the clinic. You’ll appreciate its cutting-edge, no-nonsense information, delivered in the warm, upbeat tone of a well-informed friend.
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In the years I’ve spent making magazines, this is the first cover shoot that’s involved a multi-coloured inflatable pool filled with dozens of blue balloons.
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MEET THE NEW ROCK STAR OF THE AT-HOME MANI
EMBRACE FRIZZ AND SAVE YOUR CURLS
WRITER HANNAH SUNG AND TIKTOK STAR JOANNE MOLINARO ON VEGANIZING KOREAN FOOD AND GOING VIRAL
Eat More MUSHROOMS
THE NEW PELOTON BIKE
STRETCH IT OUT
HOW CAN I PUMP THE BRAKES ON MY ONLINE SHOPPING?
Can cannabis kick-start your sex drive?
WHICH VIBES ARE FOR ME?
What is lube, even?
How do you keep things spicy through midlife? • Sex educator Karen B.K. Chan weighs in
Dietitian Abby Langer argues that you can reject harmful diet culture and still promote healthy, sustainable weight loss. We got her on the phone to ask: how, exactly?
HOW TO SQUASH NEGATIVE SELF-TALK
“This pandemic has changed the way we die. I’ve seen it first-hand.”
The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a light on the invisible work of caregiving. It’s also brought a whole set of new challenges • IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PETRO-CANADA CAREMAKERS FOUNDATION
CAREGIVERS NEED SUPPORT, TOO
Toronto restaurateur Nuit Regular’s first cookbook, Kiin: Recipes and Stories from Northern Thailand, teaches newbies how to replicate her insanely flavourful food at home. Here are three delicious places to start
PLAY WITH ALL THE MAKE UP • Four Ways to Kick the Winter Blues
BAKE A BUNCH OF TREATS
MAKE MOVIE NIGHT COZY
KEEP MOVING AT HOME (YES, STILL)
PERI-WHAT-NOW? YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO A MAJOR LIFE STAGE THAT NO ONE TOLD YOU ABOUT
NINE THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW (AND MIGHT FORGET) ABOUT PERIMENOPAUSE
IT WAS ALL THE TALK ON THE LANAI • An incomplete history of pop culture tackling “the change,” and the long, winding road to it, lovingly known as “the change before the change.”
What to reach for when you feel the flush
BARONESSES GET PERIMENOPAUSE TOO • Three questions with Baroness Von Sketch’s Aurora Browne:
HERE’S THE DEAL WITH HORMONE THERAPY
THESE LOW-KEY CHANGES CAN ALSO HELP • Dr. Renee Morissette, a certified menopause practitioner at the Women’s Mid-Life Health Program of Saskatchewan, explains.
LET’S GO BACK TO THE PEE THING FOR A SECOND
Leak-free undies for your perimenopause survival kit
YOU CAN STILL WORK OUT. JUST BE PEE-PARED • Pelvic-floor physiotherapist Michele Fraser is very clear that there is no easy “do this, don’t do that” solution when it comes to working out. It’s not the exercise necessarily, but how you’re doing it and whether your core and intraabdominal muscles (which are intimately connected to your pelvic floor) are being used properly. That said…
“WE WANT TO BE VIEWED AS STRONG, CAPABLE WOMEN. WE DON’T KNOW HOW TO BE VULNERABLE.” HOW TREY ANTHONY FOUND HER WAY TO THE GOOD PLACE • In this excerpt from her new book, Black Girl in Love (with Herself), Canadian writer, playwright, life coach and television producer Trey Anthony reflects on being a suddenly single mom in the...