Source: Cook Smart for a Healthy Heart, Reader’s Digest Canada
Doggie spas, pricey chew toys, pet-specific bottled water…has society gone overboard? One writer thinks so’here’s why
Popeye was right: Spinach will keep you strong. Swedish researchers have found that inorganic nitrate’abundant in spinach’results in muscles using less oxygen, which improves muscle performance. Try this naturally sweet smoothie for breakfast or before your workout.
From fair trade coffee to Ocean Wise selections, these purveyors are making a conscious effort to adopt humane and environmentally friendly business practices
For the expectant parent, the pre-birth shopping list feels like the first test of your parenting ability. Will you forget something important? If you do, are you destined to be an absentminded parent, doing things like leaving your baby behind at a restaurant? (The answer: Of course not, although you wouldn’t be the first sleep-deprived parent to momentarily leave a snoozing newborn behind!)
Michele Sponagle spent her life dieting – and had absolutely nothing to show for it. That’s when the light bulb went on: If dieting didn’t work, maybe not dieting would. Here’s her first-person account of how she gave up starving, abstaining and fasting and started on the nourishing path to a brighter, lighter future.
Best Health is a health & wellness magazine from renowned publisher Reader’s Digest that brings an inspiring voice to today’s contemporary Canadian woman.