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Fall harvest recipes
Make the most of seasonal fruit and vegetables with our festive but healthy Thanksgiving recipes. Visit besthealthmag.ca/thanksgiving.
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How Olympian Jennifer Heil helps girls in developing countries ‘ Your essential daily stretch ‘ Products that support breast-cancer research ‘ New findings could help in throat-cancer prevention ‘ Get more healthy benefits from almonds with this simple tip ‘ Behind the label of a familiar beauty brand: The Body Shop ‘ Why do women live longer than men? Here’s one reason ‘ Eco-friendly beauty products ‘ An antioxidant- and fibre-packed pumpkin smoothie recipe ‘ Want to stay hydrated? Try these DIY drink-makers ‘ High-tech jackets that perform as great as they look ‘ Cool smartphone apps for tech-loving pet owners ‘ Geocaching: It’s a fun way to get fit and make friends ‘ Fun Halloween nail art
32 Strong, Shiny, Sexy Have your best ‘hair day’ every day with these tips.
BONUS: Check out our roundup of styling tools to get the hair you want.
37 Made in Canada Homegrown beauty companies and the women behind them.
38 Fashion Forecast Find the best winter coat for the Canadian climate you live in.
43 What’s Keeping Your Cosmetics? Your primer on cosmetic preservatives.
46 Beauty from the Pantry These kitchen ingredients work wonders on your skin.
48 Staff-Tested We smoothed on the latest eye creams.
50 Help Me, Rhonda! All you ever wanted to know about facial masks.
52 Beauty Bar Our roundup of makeup, skincare and hair-care picks.
56 Breast Cancer: The Good-News Awards These life-saving advances in the fight against the disease are worth celebrating.
BONUS: Find out what you can do to reduce your risk of breast cancer.
62 The Big Squeeze Nine expert tips to help you get through the dreaded, but necessary, mammogram.
64 A Doctor’s Advice Susan Biali on how to fight inflammation with foods.
66 From Walk to Run’and Back Again Want to torch major calories? Try our run/walk interval program.
69 Best Remedy: The Cold (and Flu) War We rounded up some over-the-counter options for symptom relief. Plus, how to tell whether you have a cold or the flu.
BONUS: Fight colds and flu with these remedies from around the world.
75 Your Best Shots Are you up to date with your immunizations? Check out our comprehensive guide.
76 Healthy Gums, Happy Mouth Periodontal disease is common, and it can wreck more than your smile. But it’s preventable. Here’s how.
BONUS: Find out how green tea is good for your oral health.
82 Autumn Seduction Pears are in season’and full of healthy nutrients. Add them to meals with these recipe ideas.
BONUS: Try our other healthy pear recipes.
84 Fink on Food Fresh-food chef and teacher Paul Finkelstein shares his smart food-shopping tips.
88 Classic Comforts Breakfast sandwiches, chicken fingers and pizza’all made healthier.
BONUS: Get more healthy comfort food recipes.
93 Swap & Drop™ Grocery switches to help limit salt.
95 Dynamic Duos™ Foods that pack a bigger nutritional punch when paired up.
BONUS: Get more dynamic duos.
99 Community Kitchen One reader shares her go-to gluten-free dinner recipe.
101 Quick Fixes Meals you can get on the table in less than 30 minutes.
BONUS: For other healthy recipes, visit besthealthmag.ca/recipes.
106 Happiness is…Simplicity Patricia Pearson visits America’s happiest place’and it’s nothing like Disneyland.
BONUS: Relax with one of these herbal teas that you can grow in your own garden.
108 Ask a Sex Therapist "I rarely orgasm through intercourse. Am I normal?"
BONUS: Get more tips to spice up your sex life.
110 Are You Eating for Your Age? Here’s what to eat in every decade for a longer, healthier life.
BONUS: Learn about the top five anti-aging foods you should be eating.
114 Healthy Canada This issue, we feature Toronto.
116 A Dietitian’s Advice Sue Mah explains why the key to weight loss is sleeping well, and how to get enough.
118 BH Minute Our editor’s picks for this issue’s top tips.
120 My Healthy Life Fitness trainer Amanda Russell.