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.
THE EYES HAVE IT
FROM THE EDITOR • Rachel Barrett, a Halifax-based yoga teacher, starts each morning by dancing with her two-year-old daughter, Lola, in their kitchen. It’s a ritual that allows her “to draw back into joy.”
SOFTER WAYS TO CARE FOR GREY HAIR
SIX SILVER-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS THAT CLARIFY, TONE, NOURISH AND MORE
TECH STRATEGIST AZRA DHALLA ON HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CAN IMPROVE CANADA’S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
A Primer On KIDNEY HEALTH
WHAT IT’S LIKE TO LIVE WITH KIDNEY DISEASE
Eat More ROOT VEGETABLES
SPICE-ROASTED ROOT VEGETABLES
Get Into It PILATES
THE BENEFITS OF SIDE-BODY EXERCISES
We Tried It THE LUCKY IRON FISH
5 SIGNS YOU MIGHT BE IRON DEFICIENT
Quick Question IS SWITCHING TO SPARKLING WATER AS HEALTHY AND GUILT-FREE AS WE THINK?
WILL SELTZER WATER DAMAGE MY TEETH?
A data-forward, demystifying guide to cooking oils
After her six-year relationship abruptly ended with the silent treatment, Laura Pratt went looking for guidance in philosophy, psychology and literature. This excerpt from Heartbroken looks hard at rejection.
Life Lesson HOW I FOUND PURPOSE AND CONFIDENCE BY JOINING THE NAVY IN MY 50s
In her new book, A Generous Meal, chef Christine Flynn shows that you don’t need complex recipes or expensive ingredients to whip up restaurant-quality food at home.
WE HAVE YOUR BEST INTERESTS AT HEART
18 Ways to Embrace Sexual Wellness
Easy Glider • Nordic skiing is not only a great workout, it’s also accessible, social and simple to learn—no matter your age.
WHY IT’S SO GOOD FOR YOU • FIVE BIG HEALTH BENEFITS OF NORDIC SKIING
GET YOUR GEAR ON • Don’t bundle up in the bulky jackets and snowpants you’d wear for downhill slopes or boarding. You want windproof, breathable layers you can shed as you ski.
ABOUT TIME • Canada’s national breast cancer screening guidelines advise waiting until age 50 for regular mammograms. But many experts, researchers and patients say this approach is too little, too late—especially for Black women.
HAIR COMES TROUBLE • As we get older, fresh peach fuzz and pesky chin hairs start popping up on our face. We asked dermatolgists what’s behind these unwelcome visitors—and the best ways to get rid of them.
FACE THE FACTS • HERE’S THE TRUTH BEHIND SOME COMMON HAIR-REMOVAL MYTHS
WAVE RIDER • For surfing yogi Rachel Barrett, joyful daily movement—in the water, on a mat or around the kitchen—is the key to feeling positive and motivated.
Mithalee Rawat • The founder of an Ayurvedic bone broth company infuses the now-trendy food with tradition.