#15: The Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal, Hard and Easy Cookbook Recipes, and Multi-Generational Workouts

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 17, 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 the health benefits of Activated Charcoal with Master Herbalist, Joel Thuna; hard and easy cookbook recipes with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin and multi-generational workouts with mother/daughter personal trainers Jodi and Alexa Farber

We specifically discuss:

Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal:

  • What is Activated Charcoal?
  • How does Activated Charcoal attract toxins?
  • The traditional use of Activated Charcoal
  • How does Activated Charcoal help kidney health?
  • How does Activated Charcoal help liver function?
  • Activated Charcoal and Cholesterol
  • Activated Charcoal and Digestion
  • The taste of Activated Charcoal

The Hard and Easy Cookbook Recipes:

  • Complicated “chefy” recipes vs. everyday recipes
  • Macarons vs. Tiger Cakes
  • “Baking Chez Moi” Dorie Greenspan
  • Roasted Cauliflower
  • “Mozza At Home” Nancy Silverton
  • “Vegetable Butcher” Cara Mangini
  • Bee Stung Fried Chicken “Seven Spoons” Tara Brady
  • Sheet Pan Dinner Chicken “Smitten Kitchen” Deb Perelman

Multi-Generational Workouts:

  • The benefits of working out as a family
  • The challenges of working out as a family
  • Modifications
  • Recommended family exercise

Links:

For Joel’s article about Milk Thistle in Tonic Magazine go here. 

For Naomi’s latest article on Cookbooks in Tonic Magazine go here.

 

#14: Reducing Sick Days by Immunity Optimization, Not Every Truth in Your Relationship Needs To Be Spoken and Exercises For Your Sex Life

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 10, 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 flu prevention by immunity optimization with Tawnya Ritco, why not every truth in your relationships need to be spoken with Carlyle Jansen and exercises for improving your sex life with fitness expert Kathleen Trotter.

We specifically discuss:

Reducing Sick Days by Immunity Optimization:

  • The top tip to prevent getting the flu
  • Sleep and diet
  • Exercise
  • Supplementation
  • What can you do if you’re already getting sick?

Not Every Truth In Your Relationship Needs to be Spoken:

  • Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?
  • What is the intention of your disclosure?
  • Who should you speak to about your relationship?
  • What should you speak about?
  • How do you speak about your relationship?

Exercising for Your Sex Life:

  • How does exercise help with your sex life?
  • mood, health, strength, flexibility
  • on top – wrist strength, upper body, flexibility, cardio, core strength
  • on the bottom – bridges, yoga, hiit, pilates
  • motivation to go to the gym

Links:

For Carlyle Jansen’s article on truth in relationships in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Melissa Blair go here.

To learn more about the sponsor for this episode, Purica, go here.