Top Sante December 2020

Top Sante is the healthy lifestyle magazine for sophisticated women. Packed with the latest tips, expert advice and inspirational ideas on how to look after every aspect of your wellbeing, we'll help you look great, feel inspired and be happy in your own body. Every month we advise you on: - Health - Psychology: insightful solutions leaving you empowered to live a happier and lighter life. - Beauty: anti-ageing advice and tips that will encourage you to look your glowing beautiful best. - Fitness: the latest trends and inspirational ideas on how to stay fit and healthy. - Diet: healthy recipes for those that love food Top Sante. For the sophisticated lady.

País:
United Kingdom
Idioma:
English
Editor:
Kelsey Publishing Group
Periodicidad:
Monthly
USD 4.11
USD 30.30
12 Números

en este número

1 min.
welcome

While it’s often tempting to hibernate over winter, especially this of all years, it’s the time we most need to be diligent about our health and wellbeing. Colds and flu are naturally rampant, so feeding your body with the best nutrition, staying active each day and making time for rest are all essential. That’s why in this issue we’re looking at supplements to help you keep slim (p32). These are berberine, which helps prevent insulin resistance and also inhibits LDL cholesterol, and choline, and works to stop fat building up in your liver. Berberine has been in my “supplement arsenal”, as it were, for a few years now and I’ll be sure to take it if some festive chocs pass my way! And of course, while no single supplement can…

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1 min.
the top santé manifesto

“We believe every woman has the ability to maximise her health and beauty at any age, regardless of health history. With a balanced diet, effective exercise and a positive mindset, you can stay younger for longer, inside and out. We’ll bring you the latest information on wellbeing, fitness, food and beauty, empowering you to make informed choices now and for your future health. What’s gone before can’t be undone or redone, so let’s leave it in the past and focus on what can be changed today! We’re here to help you, one small step at a time.”…

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2 min.
your healthy december

SOFT MUSIC = BETTER MEALS Eating in a noisy environment is not only irritating, but can actually hamper your appetite, say scientists from Flinders University, Australia. While loud restaurants – even those with normal background noise rather than music – were found to be off-putting, soft music increased participants’ enjoyment of their food. So pop on that easy listening playlist next time you sit down to a homecooked dinner and you might find even uninspired recipes newly tempting! NURTURING YOUR NETWORK There’s a certain warm glow that accompanies introducing two of your friends to one another when you know they’ll hit it off – and that connection could also benefit you in other ways. A study from Ohio State University has shown that having contacts – whether family or friends – that are…

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2 min.
reading list

The positive thinking one Everyday Positivity: 365 ways to a content life (£14.99, Octopus) If you like to get your morning off to a positive start with an inspiring idea, look no further. There’s something for every day of the year in here, no matter how challenging the times. We especially like the Victor Kiam quote: “Even if you stumble, you’re still moving forward.” The rural one Cottagecore: Inspirational ideas, crafts and recipes for wholesome country living, by Daisy Oakley (£12.99, Summersdale) The cottagecore aesthetic is a social media trend evoking a dream of idyllic country living. You don’t have to live in the countryside to enjoy it though. Craft ideas include making coat hooks out of branches. The green-fingered one Gardening For Mindfulness, by Holly Farrell (£14.99, Octopus) Many of us with gardens have found them to…

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2 min.
ed's edit

Healthspan Ayurvedic Ashwagandha 500mg ( £12.95, healthspan.co.uk) is part of a new range of Ayurvedic supplements to support a healthy lifestyle. Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that helps your body manage stress and B vitamins have been added to help reduce tiredness. Who doesn’t need that? Pukka Tea Relax Gift Box (£13.99, amazon.co.uk) contains 45 sachets of calming herbal teas all blended using 100 per cent organically grown and ethically sourced ingredients. Crock-Pot TimeSelect Digital Slow Cooker (£69.99, amazon.co.uk) lets you schedule meals. It works out the best cooking process and time based on the end mealtime, food type and the quantity of food being cooked – great for hearty stews. BAM Daybreak Bamboo Yoga Hoody (£49, bambooclothing. co.uk) is great for exercise or an easy Sunday morning, with its relaxed fit and…

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3 of the best: stocking fillers

The Natural Deodorant Co. Mini Deodorant in Orange & Bergamot (£4, naturaldeoco. com) makes a good alternative to an actual orange in your stocking! Comes in Coconut & Shea and Lemon & Geranium, too. Thieves Waterless Clean & Care Kit Hand Purifiers (£38.95 for three, youngliving. com) come with silicone animal sleeves so they can hang on your tree! They are perfect for handbags. Arbonne Bauble Beauty Minis (from £13, arbonne. com) come in Speaks Volume Mascara, Mint Moisturising Lip Balm and Lip & Cheek Mini Stick. Each is wrapped in sustainable packaging and doubles as a bauble.…

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