Health & Fitness
Top Sante

Top Sante December 2019

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.

United Kingdom
Kelsey Publishing Group
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12 Issues

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December. It’s not really a month people associate with health and fitness, but rather excess and indulgence. Yet it needn’t be so. This issue is packed with advice on making the most of the month and avoiding throwing away all good intentions! Discover how to stay healthy with walking (p70), as well as some simple workouts that fit into your day (p66). December is also a time for ‘Mellandagarna’ (p42) – another Scandi buzzword! – which describes that week between Christmas and January 1 that can often end up being a bit of a wasted period spent slumped in front of the TV. In Sweden they embrace this week to rest, reset and refocus on what’s important in life, including spending time with loved ones. If you have this time…

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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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top sante

EDITORIAL Editor Katy Sunnassee Deputy Editor Yvonne Martin Art Director Jennifer Ratcliff With thanks to: Natalie Millman, Angela Kennedy, Lily Smith, Larissa Chapman, Lisa Buckingham, Kim Willis, Rachel Tompkins, Ruby Devoy, Lizzy Dening, Carly Hobbs, Sam Rice, Sue Parslow, Tom Critchell. ADVERTISEMENT SALES Tandem Media Commercial Director Catherine Rowe, 01233 228750 catherine.rowe@tandemmedia.co.uk Account Managers India May, 01233 225357 india@tandemmedia.co.uk Ben Rayment, 01233 228752 ben@tandemmedia.co.uk PRODUCTION Tandem Media, topsante@tandemmedia.co.uk Production Manager Andy Welch 01233 220245 MANAGEMENT Chief Executive Steve Wright Chief Operating Officer Phil Weeden Managing Director Kevin McCormick Finance Director Joyce Parker-Sarioglu Retail Director Steve Brown HR and Operations Manager Charlotte Whittaker Senior Print Production Manager Nicola Pollard Print Production Manager Georgina Harris Print Production Controller Kelly Orriss Audience Development Manager Andy Cotton Subscription Marketing Manager Nick McIntosh Events Manager Kat Chappell…

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your healthy december

THE BEST FESTIVE SNACK? Keep your nutcracker to hand this season – nuts have been linked with a lower risk of fatal heart attack and stroke. Eating nuts at least twice a week is associated with a 17 per cent lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease, according to the European Society of Cardiology. Not sure which to choose? Mix them up for these added benefits (and stick to unsalted): • Brazil nuts are packed with magnesium and zinc • Walnuts are a great vegan source of fatty acid omega-3 • Almonds can lower your blood sugar level RELAX WITH THE SCENT OF A COSY FIRESIDE Nothing says Christmas like a wintry new candle, and The Caroler (£44, shop-uk.ashleyand co.co) is the perfect blend of cedarwood and white musk, for that ‘fireside feeling’. MAKE TIME FOR ENOUGH…

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reading list

The seasonal one The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2020, by Lia Leendertz (£10, Octopus) Our annual favourite is back! This charming volume contains 12 months of charts and lists relating to the natural world. It will help you feel connected to nature year-round. The beauty one Plant-Based Beauty, by Jess Arnaudin (£12.99, Octopus) If you want a more natural beauty regime, this is for you. It includes recipes using everything from fruits and flowers to roots and seed oils. The longevity one When We’re 64: Your guide to a great later life, by Louise Ansari (£12.99, Green Tree) This cheery book is a practical guide to making later life look and feel fab. It covers a range of topics from pensions and volunteering, to housing and loneliness. If you’re nervous about the coming years – for you…

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ed’s edit

RISE AND SHINE! Add bling to your kitchen with the SMEG KLF03 kettle and TFS01 toaster, now available in a gold finish (£179.95 each, smeguk.com). The kettle boasts a large 1.7l capacity while the toaster has four different functions including a bagel setting. Perfect pluckers These handcrafted Rubis Tweezers (£22.50, cultbeauty. co.uk) were originally made for inserting tiny rubies into Rolex watches – that’s how precise they are! Made of stainless steel, they’re resilient and are easily sterilised. GILTY PLEASURE British brand Memoize London is now offering all scents from its Dark, Light, Rose Luxuria and Imperia collections with the option of a gold leaf, hand-crafted, gilted cap (£177, selfridges.com). The fragrances last up to 12 hours on your skin thanks to their 20-30 per cent oil inclusion, making them linger. COMPLEXION PROTECTION The new Algenist AA…