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.
A JOYFUL START
LETTERS • DEAR READERS, THANKS FOR YOUR FEEDBACK ON OUR FALL ISSUES
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Visit besthealthmag.ca for the holiday and new year tips you need to know! • Your iCal is filling up with glitzy fetes, family gatherings and all the things you want to do to start 2020 feeling great. Just breathe—we’ve gathered expert advice on not only surviving but relishing this busy season.
BLADE RUNNER • With unique program settings for hot soups, dips, ice cream, smoothies and even self-cleaning, this powerhouse can both help with the holiday hosting grind — er, blend — and your clean-eating goals come January
spiritual BUT NOT RELIGIOUS
HOW GROSS IS YOUR… RESTAURANT TRAY?
3 for the WELLNESS WARRIOR
5 WAYS WITH… A JUMP ROPE
SWEATING THE SMALL STUFF
3 for the GYM JUNKIE
EAT DRINK AND BE MERRY
3 for the FIT FOODIE
THE 5Qs • Before Meghan Markle was the Duchess of Sussex she was a Best Health wellness role model and cover star. This issue’s 5Qs encapsulates some of our favourite Markle Sparkle.
KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON
3 for the FASHIONABLE FRIEND
Q BEST ADVICE • My friend told me she’s depressed. How should I help her?
explore GRAND CAYMAN • Grand Cayman — a 35 kilometre-long island floating in the Caribbean Sea, west of Jamaica — is best known for finance and the Tom Cruise classic The Firm. But it has so much more going on, like famous beaches, a foodie culture and natural wonders.
SHOE SHINE • Ready to step up your game in 2020? Choose sneakers in a bold colour as your first official move. You’ll feel energized just looking at them. Remember, getting fit is a gift only you can give to yourself.
One and lonely? • Whether you have gone through a major life change or simply feel disconnected from your friends and family, take heart: There are lots of ways to build up your community
Forgiveness is good medicine • Research reveals that pardoning others can heal you emotionally — and physically
POWER RANGER • Beloved singer-songwriter Jully Black is dedicated to bringing empowered women together across Canada and beyond, one sweat session at a time
A DAY IN THE LIFE
Sing your heart out • Why raising your voice also lifts your spirits
MERRY MINDFUL • Give yourself the gift of a calm, focused and happy holiday season by putting mindfulness and meditation at the top of your wish list
best health PANEL OF EXPERTS
THE SEVEN ESSENTIAL EXERCISES • We’ve zeroed in on the best ways to get fit, flexible and strong
PARADISE found • Waikiki is a wellness haven. Great beaches, hiking and spas make this Hawaiian destination perfect for prioritizing self-care, as our editor-in-chief, Beth Thompson, recently discovered.
JOE TO THE WORLD • Instant (coffee) gratification without the eco hangover: These capsules are super easy to recycle. Gather your used capsules in one of their red bags, then drop in any Canada Post mailbox and they’ll be...