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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WE HAVE YOUR BEST INTERESTS AT HEART
THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF DAD SNEAKERS
WHAT ELSE DADS GOT RIGHT
NEUROSCIENTIST MARYAM FAIZ ON REPROGRAMMING AN INJURED BRAIN AND THE FUTURE OF BESPOKE THERAPEUTICS
Eat More HOT PEPPERS
CHARRED ANAHEIM AND CORN SALAD
WHAT DO I REALLY NEED TO DO TO TAKE CARE OF MY TEETH?
STRETCH YOUR HIP FLEXORS AFTER SITTING FOR TOO LONG
READY TO GET STARTED? TRY THESE
We Tried It SKIPPING ROPE
TIPS FOR GOOD SKIPPING FORM • From Kaitlyn Simpson, performing circus artist and coach at the Jumpsations jump-rope club in Hamilton, Ont.
THE ROOKIE SMART SKIPPING ROPE
DITCHING THE PAP TEST FOR AT-HOME CERVIX SCREENING
A Brief History Of THE SPECULUM
A science-backed, data-forward guide to picking your house plants
BEING TRANSGENDER MEANS I HAVE TO ADVOCATE FOR MY OWN HEALTH CARE
Health journalist Adriana Barton explores music’s effects on our brain and body in her new book, Wired for Music. Here, she looks at how it can aid with depression, anxiety and stress—and why sad music helps us feel better. • In 1985, when Barton was 15, two of her music-academy classmates, Aruna and Rupa Anantaraman, died in the Air India bombing. Barton spent the following year listening on repeat to her idol, cellist Jacqueline du Pré, play Sir Edward Elgar’s haunting Cello Concerto in E Minor.
Urinary incontinence affects so many women in so many ways. Here’s how to find some relief • IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TENA
CARING FOR A LOVED ONE WHO HAS URINARY INCONTINENCE • Being a caregiver isn’t easy. Throw in a full-time job (for 60 per cent of Canadian caregivers) and a household with kids (for one third) and you’re left with a packed schedule and zero free time. But your needs matter just as much as everyone around you, and it’s crucial that you make space for yourself. These tips can help.
It took Aviva Wittenberg years to get into the flow of making lunches for her daughters—but now she’s a total pro. In Lunchbox, Wittenberg shares her best tips for prepping and packing healthy, filling meals that’ll get you out of your lunch rut, whatever your age.
Fresh Picks for the Kitchen • This sleek and modern cookware is coated in ceramic for a non-stick finish that’s easy to clean.
Note to shelf • Five tips for better pantry storage, according to registered dietitian Tracey Frimpong
Hot in here • Go beyond frozen fish sticks with this “smart” toaster oven and air fryer combo
Bowled over • Go against the grain with this rice cooker
Stir crazy • Go well past smoothies with this immersion blender
Clean team • Three tips to banish kitchen grime, according to scientist and self-proclaimed “Germ Guy” Jason Tetro
Dinner is served • Three tips for a nutritious meal, according to the science-based and RD-approved Canada’s Food Guide
The Caregivers • HEALTH CARE WORKERS...