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Best Health Blog Awards 2013
The nominations are in! Visit besthealthmag.ca/blogawards to view the finalists in the Best Health Blog Awards and VOTE for your favourite.
What’s that ringing?
If it’s your ears, they’re likely trying to tell you something is not quite working the way it should. Find out what the cause could be at besthealthmag.ca/tinnitus.
Give your lunch a makeover
Got the noontime blahs? Pack a more inspiring weekday lunch with our delicious and nutritious sandwich ideas. Visit besthealthmag.ca/sandwiches.
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Progress in ovarian cancer research ‘ Your essential daily stretch ‘ Eco-friendly beauty products ‘ Behind the label of a familiar beauty brand: Pantene ‘ A crunchy quinoa snack from a Canadian company ‘ Is it true women can’t do pull-ups? ‘ Fit Friends: These two sisters stay close by kayaking ‘ Chef Michael Smith on lentils (plus a lentil salad recipe) ‘ Check out this mascara innovation ‘ Your fall hiking mini-wardrobe ‘ Take it outside, kids! ‘ A peachy, fibre-filled smoothie recipe ‘ The latest family health studies ‘ Leggings get a new look ‘ Is this workout the next big thing in fitness?
BONUS: Get three more ways to use lentils.
28 Fashion that Clicks Do you love deals on fashion? Here are 10 tips for savvy Internet shopping. Plus, see our picks for some ‘of the hottest fall looks.
36 Help Me, Rhonda! Our Beauty Editor answers the question, ‘What are CC creams?’
39 Paradise, Home & Away Two breathtaking spas: one in California and one on Prince Edward Island.
42 Beauty Bar Our makeup, fragrance and skincare picks.
45 Refresh Your Skin’and Glow Great skin starts with cleansing. Here are some targeted TLC ideas, plus product roundups.
BONUS: Get DIY scrubs and masks for fresh and glowing skin.
50 Step Smartly into Fall We’ve gathered the season’s on-trend looks in shoes and boots.
54 10-Minute Tuneups It’s easy to fit in exercise when it takes just minutes a day. This issue: Five moves for great abs.
BONUS: Watch the video for this 10-Minute Tuneups workout.
59 Smart Mouth The latest advancements in oral health products.
63 Best Health for Men Are you an ‘exercise widow’? Try these tips to help you cope with his time-consuming hobby.
65 Girlfriend’s Guide: Frozen Assets For some women, freezing their eggs provides a little insurance that they’ll have kids a few years down the road, when they’re ready.
69 What Works, What Doesn’t We found the answers to some everyday wellness questions.
70 A Doctor’s Advice Dr. Susan Biali on the four key nutrients every woman needs. Plus, a look at the latest in supplements.
76 Share the Harvest Fresh-food chef Paul Finkelstein’s delicious recipes feature the season’s best.
80 Spoiled for Choice We go behind the scenes at North America’s third-largest food distribution centre.
85 Quick Fixes Meals you can get on the table in about 30 minutes.
BONUS: For other quick and healthy recipes, visit besthealthmag.ca/recipes.
89 A Dietitian’s Advice Sue Mah explains what those nutrition claims on food labels really mean.
BONUS: Take our quiz and find out how much sodium is in your diet.
92 Portion Checker™ We compared packaged snack foods in terms ‘of their fat and calories.
94 Tomato Time! They are so good for you. Try these easy ways to ‘add the nutritious goodness of tomatoes to your meals.
BONUS: Get more healthy recipes featuring tomatoes.
98 An Unlikely Farm Girl How one woman turned her amateur garden in rural Saskatchewan into pay dirt.
105 Healthy Money Our money columnist, Katie Dunsworth, shares her ideas for back-to-school savings.
106 New column! Healthy Canada This issue: Vancouver.
108 Hot Wheels Cars are more fuel efficient, safer’and just plain cooler than ever. Here’s our guide.
113 Ask A Sex Therapist ‘My husband and I are so busy, I’m worried we’ll have sex less often. Help!’
BONUS: Get more tips to spice up your sex life.
114 Goodnight, Mind Can’t sleep? Six ways to turn off noisy thoughts.
BONUS: Get soothing yoga poses to help you sleep.
118 BH Minute Our editor’s picks for this issue’s top tips.
120 My Healthy Life This issue: Celebrity chef Michael Smith.
BONUS: Try the recipe for Salmon in a Bag from Michael’s new cookbook, Back to Basics.