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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LETTERS • DEAR READERS, THANKS FOR YOUR FEEDBACK ON OUR JUNE/JULY ISSUE!
THE ULTIMATE SEAL OF APPROVAL. • MEET THE WINNERS CANADIANS HAVE VOTED AS THE MOST TRUSTED BRANDS IN THE COUNTRY!
Power plant • Plants do more than make an Insta-worthy home: They’re the OG of air purifiers. Check out our roundup – we’ve got something for every room in your home.
BODY TALK • Your summer toolkit for smooth skin, supple hair and a fresh outlook.
Come On, get Happy • Did you know that being happy is scientifically proven to be good for your overall health? Here’s how to use the power of positivity to your advantage.
“LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER WAS A BRIGHT LIGHT IN MY CANCER TREATMENT.”
Ten health conversations you need to have • Having “the talk” is tough. Trust us, we know. But the thing is, if you wait for a crisis to discuss your health, finances and future wishes, it’s even harder. Here’s what – and how – to chat about now in the calm light of (an ordinary) day.
Start with GOOD HEALTH • Make good health a priority right from the start — beginning with conception and continuing through pregnancy, breastfeeding and childhood. These are the building blocks for the health of your growing family.
best of the best • Our annual awards special is here, just in time for fall shopping. Our editors have snacked, swiped, scrubbed and sweated their way through hundreds of new product releases over the course of the year. Here are our faves.
5 FACTS THAT WILL HAVE YOU RETHINKING YOUR ORAL HEALTH HABITS
well now • Could our relentless pursuit of wellness actually be making us unwell? There are a growing number of skeptics who have some pretty serious misgivings about the movement as a whole. Read on before you sign up for that detox diet or salt room sesh.
touchy subject • Some of us are uncomfortable getting ‘touchy feely,’ but it’s vital for our health, wellness and happiness, say the world’s leading neuroscientists
ready, reset, go • As summer rolls into autumn, now is the perfect time to tidy your home, clean up your diet and reinvigorate your body’s natural cleansing processes.
yoga—The secret to staying young? • Sure, it helps you look and feel great now. But research shows it can also help keep you feeling young and healthy for life.
THIS ISSUE: WORKING FROM OM • Put the many benefits of mindfulness and meditation to work for you during your 9-to-5 life
SPORTING LIFE • Looking for an adventurous holiday? As writer Andrea Karr recently discovered, Costa Rica has something for everyone.
KEEP MOVING • Whether you want to practise mindfulness, retain muscle mass or enjoy some physical activity with a shot of adventure, these travel companies will keep your healthy habits going.
The Kernel’s Secret • Guess what? Autumn’s favourite fast food is loaded with powerful antioxidants and is a good source of fibre and protein. You know what that means? Munch with impunity!
TAME YOUR MEAL-SKIPPING WAYS • When you miss a meal, you deprive your body of key nutrients. Here are dietitian-approved ways to get your three square meals a...