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My Story: Life After the Miscarriages

I was terrified, but a small part of me had hope.

World suicide prevention day

One person dies from suicide every 40 seconds around the world and it is the second leading cause of death


Tricks to prevent you from falling off the fitness wagon

I’ve finally found a way to actually stick with my fitness routine and will soon be running my first half-marathon.


Event: Le Burger Week hits six Canadian cities

What better way to end the summer than a good old burger competition? This year, from Sept. 1 to Sept.


Best Health Wire: The top stories from around the web on our radar this week

Trans fatYou’re eating more than you think. ‘ TIME ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeWhy it might be bad for you. ‘

Ford designs cars with moms in mind

I went from zero to eight months pregnant in under a minute yesterday! Ford gave me the chance to test


A Canadian charity that helps kids celebrates 25 years

I hate to say it, but’.the new school year is just around the corner. Ack! As a mom of three,

Live Facebook Chat: Brent Bishop will answer your fitness questions!

Join us on the Best Health Facebook page Tuesday, August 26th from 12:00-1:00 PM EDT for a live chat with


Avon Calling: Marking 100 years in Canada

Hooked on Avon’s reputation for innovation? There’s a new product campaign every two weeks. Eye Dimensions Eyeshadow, $10 Avon is


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Are Insects the New Energy Food?

Before you recoil in disgust, you need to read this. As reported in the September issue of Best Health magazine,


Meatless Monday: Garden Fresh Pasta Bowl

I love this time of year: the vegetable garden in our backyard really comes into its own. Until now, there

Best Health Wire: The top stories from around the web on our radar this week

Robin Williams’ Parkinson’sThe link between the disease and depression. ‘ TIME CanFitPro fitness trends 5 top trends from CanFitPro Toronto


Hands-on care: Even more new gadgets to help your health

In our September issue, we featured new hand-held health technology that’s coming soon. Here are two more devices that are


Beauty tip: 3 ways to get longer, stronger hair

1) Viviscal Maximum Strength SupplementsThese supplements help nourish thinning hair and promote more healthy growth. The active ingredients in Viviscal


Get to Know Best Health’s New Team Member

Hi! I’m Chloe Berge and I’m thrilled to introduce myself as Best Health’s new Associate Editor. ‘Read, write, exercise, repeat’


Meatless Monday: Roasted Vegetable Bowl with Black Beans

On the weekend I went to the grocery store and stocked up on lots of fresh produce. I looked at

Sweet Summer Recipe: Peachy Cream Ice Pops

We’re loving this Ice Pop Maker from David’s Tea ($15 at davidstea.com). Turn your favourite tea blends into cool snacks


Meatless Monday: Vegan Bolognese with Lentils

I spent the weekend away with friends but when I came home yesterday evening, I knew that I needed (and


Beauty tip: How to make neon nail polish really pop

I love the hot neons that I’m seeing this summer. After such a long, cold Canadian winter (thanks to the


Tory Burch for Fitbit accessories – the prettiest way to track your fitness

I love the extra motivation I get from wearing an activity tracker. It keeps me accountable by providing data on


News: You and your friends have more in common than you think

You know the feeling you get with really great friends, how they almost feel like family? Well, a new study


News: Canada proposes changes to nutrition information on food labels

The Government of Canada is looking for feedback from you! The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, has announced an


Meatless Monday: Chile-Cheese Quesadillas

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love Mexican-inspired food! I think any meal that allows me


News: Secondhand smoke is harming your pet, too

According to studies done at the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts and at Colorado State University, secondhand

Stand Up To Cancer Canada to air Sept. 5

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada. Two out of five Canadians are expected to develop cancer in


Meatless Monday: Spicy black beans and eggs

I love breakfast for dinner, which is why I think this recipe that I made for brunch on Sunday will


The health reason you shouldn’t pee in the pool

We all know the biggest reason you shouldn’t pee in the pool ‘ it’s gross! But it turns out that


Meatless Monday: Barbecued Portobello Mushroom Burgers & Corn with BBQ Rub

I love walking though my neighbourhood and catching the scent of a just-lit barbecue. It is the smell of summer


Fitness: Introducing the Nike Pro Bra Collection

Have you ever skipped a workout because of your bra? According to research from Nike, 1 in 5 Canadian women


Bonnie’s Big Ride

I set myself the goal this year of riding a century’100 miles, which is 160 kilometres. Why? In part to