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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STICK, STACK, STOW • The secret to healthy eating starts with planning ahead. Spend some time cutting and storing fresh produce and then slip it into reusable packaging for easy access all week long.
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DAILY DOSE • FIVE IMPORTANT HEALTH SUPPLEMENTS TO BOOST A LACKLUSTRE DIET.
best dressed • Move aside fish oil! It’s time to put vegan- and keto-friendly Udo’s Oil on y our radar.
explore OSOYOOS • Located at the southernmost point of BC’s Okanagan Valley, the town of Osoyoos boasts riverside trails, sparkling lakes and desert-like terrain. Its unique geography makes it one of Canada’s top wine regions.
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BLADE OF GLORY • Nutrititionists agree: Having a good knife can make or break your food prep. For more genius hacks that simplify healthy eating, see page 30.
Easy Hacks To Speed Up Kitchen Prep • Time is a hot commodity, but that doesn’t mean you have to skip eating healthily. These tips can help even the busiest people prepare nutritious home-cooked dishes in no time.
STOP DEMONIZING FOOD • Many of us do it, but the lingering question is why? Since when has what we put in our mouths become our biggest enemy?
DISORDERED EATING AT A GLANCE • How do you know if you suffer from disordered eating? Certain behaviours may suggest that you have issues with food. Here’s what to look for.
SLEEP ON IT • Drift off to dreamland, without the use of sleeping pills. Meditation can get you to la-la land, pronto.
Natural REMEDIES • A plant fix over a prescription drug? Some doctors swear by it.
JOURNEY to JORDAN • A women-only travel company creates opportunities to explore the globe safely while forging genuine connections that might just change the world
RESISTANCE IS NOT FUTILE! • This workout will tone you all over
3 SECRETS OF PEOPLE WHO NEVER GET SICK • We all know people who seem to stay healthy year-round, flu season or not.
POWDER PLAY • It’s time to make space in your pantry for crickets. Yes, the bug. Crickets are an excellent – and sustainable – source of protein. Can’t bear the crunch? Try the powdered version.
THIS ISSUE: CRICKETS • (yes, you read that right)
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THE SUPER BOWL • If variety is the spice of life, then this soup is coming in hot! We start with one base recipe for roasted tomato soup and then let you customize it to your heart’s – or health’s – content. Whether you follow a keto, vegan, dairy-free or protein-rich plan, you’ll find a version that works for you.
The perplexing PERSIMMON • Often mistaken for a tomato, this fall fruit is actually a member of the berry family and answers to several names, including sharon fruit. Confused? Stay with us: We’ve got the goods...