#46 The Toronto Municipal Council and Developments, Mindful Parenting, Cooking with Kids and the Natural Treatment of Hypothyroidism

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 22 2018 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss municipal council and developments Mitchell Abrahams and Chris Spoke, mindful parenting with Tracey Soghrati, cooking with kids with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin and the natural treatment of hypothyroidism with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Municipal Council and Developments

  • Court of Appeal Decision to stay proceedings: Reduced city Council for Toronto
  • Is a reduced council better for development?
  • Places To Grow strategy
  • Transit and Toronto
  • development and jobs
  • What could the new council do better?
  • The provincial role in the development approval process
  • LPAT: no ‘de novo’ hearings
  • The current official city plan in Toronto
  • Are there enough mixed use zones in Toronto?
  • Affordable housing

Mindful Parenting

  • What is mindful parenting?
  • Building a foundation of attunement
  • Monitor your own stress and distress
  • Noticing and regulating feelings during conflict
  • Try to insert the ‘sacred pause’
  • Learning to listen
  • Window of tolerance
  • S.T.O.P.
  • Body Scan
  • Breathing
  • Stop the Story

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Relationships

Cooking With Kids

  • Cooking with kids
  • Are kids capable of cooking?
  • Engaging children to cook
  • How do you help kids cook?
  • What should kids learn to cook?
  • “In the French Kitchen With Kids”
  • Why is it a good idea to get kids to cook?
  • “Eat a Little Better…”

The Natural Treatment of Hypothyroidism

  • What is the thyroid gland
  • Master metabolism gland
  • Symptoms of Hypothyroidism
  • Aging and Hypothyroidism
  • Testing of TSH or t3 and t4
  • Does Hypothyroidism affect men
  • How is Hypothyroidism treated?
  • desiccated hormones
  • natural treatments for hypothyroidism
  • dealing with stress

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To read Naomi Bussin’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipiniski go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

#45 Proactively Managing the Aging Process, The Importance of a Comprehensive Sex Ed. Curriculum, Cooking with Turmeric and the Truth about CBD

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 15 2018 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we talk about proactively managing the aging process with Dr. Jennifer Pearlman, the importance of a comprehensive sex ed. curriculum with Tonic Sex Expert Carlyle Jansen, cooking with turmeric with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and the truth about CBD with Tonic Cannabis Expert Rick Gillman.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Proactively Managing the Aging Process

  • The Joy of Aging Event
  • Tips for taking control of the aging process
  • Quality of Life
  • Health span vs. life span
  • Why do we age?
  • Telomeres
  • Buffering chronic stress
  • Mindfulness, meditation, visualization, tai chi, yoga, mind-body connections
  • Self-care
  • The differences in the way that men and women age
  • Top tips for anti aging
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Neuroplasticity
  • EARLY BIRD PRICING FOR TONIC LISTENERS!

The Importance of a Comprehensive Sex Ed. Curriculum in our Schools

  • Sex Ed Curriculum in our schools
  • How does sex ed affect kids?
  • Does sex ed subvert the role of the parents?
  • Cultural or religious objections to sexual education?
  • Is there an age that is too young to learn about sex?
  • How does sex ed correlate to the prevention of sexual abuse?
  • What can parents do if you object to the curriculum?

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Career

Cooking With Turmeric

  • What is turmeric?
  • Curcamine
  • bio-availability
  • Turmeric recipes
  • Golden Milk
  • Turmeric and cauliflower
  • Dried vs. fresh turmeric
  • Dealing with stains
  • Grating turmeric
  • Storing turmeric

The Truth about CBD:

  • What is CBD?
  • CBD as a pain treatment, MS, Epilepsy, PTSD, Anxiety and Mental health
  • CBD from hemp or cannabis
  • The superiority of cannabis based CBD
  • pesticides and contamination
  • non-regulated CBD isn’t being tested
  • cost of non-regulated vs. regulated product
  • legalities of over-the-counter CBD

For more information about show sponsor The Joy of Aging go here.

For more information about Dr. Jennifer Pearlman go here

To read Carlyle’s article about sex ed. in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To read Rick’s article on yoga breathing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.