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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


Meatless Monday: Yummy, Healthy Tofu Bowl

Ever since I ate a delicious meal at Fresh on Spadina in Toronto a few weeks ago, I have been


News: Heart and Stroke Foundation ends Health Check program

Over the next few months, Canadians will start to see fewer and fewer Health Check-approved products in grocery stores. That’s

Beauty news: Rosacea awareness with actress Cynthia Nixon

Recently, I had a chance to chat with theatre and movie actor Cynthia Nixon about rosacea. Nixon (perhaps best known


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Bonnie’s Cycling Adventure in Cape Cod

Life is good when you have sunshine and nothing to worry about for four days but cycling from point A


Could you survive the Fed Up challenge?

By now you may have seen the documentary called Fed Up. Directed by Stephanie Soechtig, the film challenges everything everything


News: Tracking Nutrition Trends report reveals Canadians’ habits

Kate Comeau is a registered dietitian and manager of public relations and media for Dietitians of Canada. I got a


Meatless Monday: Quick and Easy Vegetable Pesto Pasta

On Friday evening I went to a nearby market to get some delicious, fresh food. My fridge was less than


Why we all need Healthy Me Week

Last month, Active Healthy Kids Canada released its 2014 report card, which, for the first time, compared physical activity among


5 things you should know about the Prefontaine Classic

Over this past weekend, Best Health, along with select media from Canada, China and the U.S. was hosted in Eugene,


Get active for Healthy Me Week

Canadian Olympian Mark Oldershaw and Freggie, the Fuel Up! mascot. Earlier today I attended the official kickoff for this year’s

News: Melanoma skin cancer on the rise in Canada

According to a report released yesterday by the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014, melanoma skin cancer is one


Best Health goes to the Prefontaine Classic

I’m both excited and nervous as I write this blog post because (bright and early) tomorrow morning I’m headed to


News: Hookah is not a healthier alternative to smoking

A night at the hookah bar may not be a safe form of fun, a study published this month finds.


Meatless Monday: Asparagus and Cheese Risotto

How excited are you that asparagus is in season again? I know I am! It’s one of my favourite ingredients.


News: A simple way to reduce your salt intake

While you can’t control how much salt is in packaged and pre-made foods (unless you avoid them altogether), you can


Should you avoid washing your jeans?

Levi’s CEO Chip Bergh made headlines this week for revealing that he hasn’t washed his jeans in over a year.


Shopping for my perfect jeans at Toronto boutique Over the Rainbow

In the March/April issue of Best Health, we showcased the newest looks in denim for spring; and, our May issue’s


News: Sleep deprivation in early childhood linked to obesity

A study from MassGeneral Hospital for Children, published in Pediactrics this week, found that chronic sleep deprivation in infancy and

News: Combine veggies with olive oil to best protect your heart

A new study from researchers in the United Kingdom has found another reason to love olive oil. The findings, which


Recipe: Chef Corbin’s Healthy Canadian Burger

Who can resist a summer barbecue? Not me. But after speaking with Chef Corbin Tomaszeski I’ll be topping my burger


News: App could help detect mental health trouble

Worried about a loved one’s mental well-being? There is, of course, an app for that. Researchers at the University of


Wine and chocolate lovers, you’re not going to like this news

So red wine and dark chocolate aren’t good for us? Don’t worry, you might not have to call it quits


Will barefoot running shoes really strengthen your feet?

Pictured: Vibram FiveFingers Women’s Bikila LS running shoe Vibram recently agreed to settle a lawsuit over claims about its FiveFingers


A thank you to our nurses

National Nursing Week kicks off today with International Nurses Day. May 12 is also the birthday of Florence Nightingale. The