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.
Editor’s Note • It was August, and I needed a laugh. Let me be specific: I needed a deep-from-the-belly, unhinged, late-night, wine-fuelled, stupid, snorty laugh. It had been a while.
GET UNDER YOUR SKIN
KEY PLAYERS FOR A MICROBIOME-FRIENDLY SKIN-CARE ROUTINE
ENTREPRENEUR LYNN-MARIE ANGUS ON WORKING WITH HER SISTER AND SHARING INDIGENOUS MEDICINES
Eat More BUCKWHEAT
HOW CAN I PROTECT THE HEALTH OF MY PEEPERS?
HIGH-TECH SWIM GOGGLES
A KEGEL CHAIR
GREEN YOUR ORGASMS
HOW TO EXECUTE A PROPER PUSH-UP
3 WAYS TO GET STARTED
YOUR SECRET WEAPON: A BALANCE BALL
HOW TO EMBRACE YOUR SEXUALITY AFTER A CANCER DIAGNOSIS
BREAST CANCER NEED-TO-KNOWS
HOW LEARNING AN INSTRUMENT AS AN ADULT HELPED ME WITH BRAIN FOG AND ANXIETY
Just Bust a Move • Counteract all that slouching and slumping and even—brace yourself—aging by improving your flexibility and range of motion. You’ll reap the benefits for years to come.
Fill Your Dance Card
Fascial Stretch Therapy
My Top Zero-Waste Tips to Get You Started • There are many tips scattered throughout my book to help you reduce your food waste on the daily. To get your creative juices flowing, let’s kick off with these:
Fitness Clothing, Gear and Tech to Move You
the-friendship-files • RE: I’ll Be There For You Why our friends are more important than ever
Laura Rosella and Shalu Bains
Deanne Rose and Chante Smith
Geri Rockstein and Sue Foster
Lisa Mattam, Jasmine Malhotra and Shalimar Santos-Comia
Jenna, Danielle and Nadia Caira
Tina Beauchamp and Lazzara Hines
Setting a New Table
AGING WITH PRIDE • The health care system is failing our seniors, and that’s especially true for older LGBTQ2S+ adults. In this excerpt from her book The Care We Dream Of, advocate Zena Sharman speaks with professor Hannah Kia about how aging can be often complicated, potentially liberating and vastly improved for queer Canadians.