#106 The Healing Qualities of Rhodiola Rosea, Reconciling Dignity and Safety While Aging, Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Cooking with Salt

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 16 and 17, 2019 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 amazing healing benefits of Rhodiola Rosea with Dr. Elie Klein ND, reconciling dignity vs. safety while aging with David Bernstein, breaking the cycle of pain with Rucsandra Mitrea and cooking with salt with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen

We specifically discuss:

Rhodiola Rosea

  • What is Rhodiola Rosea?
  • How is Rhodiola Rosea cultivated and harvested?
  • How was Rhodiola Rosea injested traditionally and currently?
  • What was Rhodiola Rosea traditionally used for?
  • Chronic stress
  • Chronic pain
  • Energy and libido
  • Digestive ailments
  • Mood, anxiety, mental acuity
  • Contraindications
  • Sample packs: solutions@nantonnutra.com

Reconciling Dignity vs. Safety

  • Safety vs. Autonomy
  • Dignity, Identity and Independence
  • Compromised dignity and aging

Breaking The Cycle of Pain

  • What is the cycle of pain?
  • The stages of the cycle of pain
  • Dealing with fear and stress
  • Deterioration of mobility
  • How to break the cycle of pain
  • Pain and emotions
  • The process isn’t linear

Cooking With Salt

  • The role of salt in cooking
  • Salt intake and reduction
  • Table salt
  • Sea salt, Maldon salt, Fleur de sel
  • Kosher salt
  • Brining
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
  • Salt substitutions and density

For more information about show sponsor Rhoziva (Nanton Nutraceuticals) and Dr. Elie Klein ND go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein and Caregiver Services Ltd. go here.

To  learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about  Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

#105 How to Manage Stress and Sleep Over the Holidays, Detoxing Your Home, Holiday Books for the Home Cook and Mindful Conflict Resolution

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 9 and 10, 2019 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 management of stress and sleep over the holidays with Dr. Gordon Chang, detoxing your home with Emily Lipinski ND, holiday books for your home cook with Naomi Bussin and Mindful Conflict Resolution with Tracey Soghrati

We specifically discuss:

Stress and Sleep

  • Getting to sleep and staying asleep
  • Sleep and central nervous system
  • Shallow sleep and quality of sleep
  • Herbal remedies to get to sleep
  • Quieting the mind and brain functions during the night
  • Exercise
  • Stress and falling asleep
  • Herbal remedies to help with stress
  • B Vitamins
  • Vitamin D

Detoxing Your Home

  • Cleaning products
  • Anti-Bacterial Cleaners
  • Air Fresheners
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Non-Toxic solutions
  • Essential oils
  • 7% Vinegar, Hydrogen Peroxide

Holiday Books for The Home Cook

Mindful Conflict Resolution

  • Mindfulness, conflict and resolution defined
  • Amygdala and the prefrontal cortex
  • Fight or flight response
  • R.A.I.N.
  • Recognize – emotional intelligence
  • Allow – take yourself out of the moment
  • Investigation – processing the moment
  • Non-Identification – you are not the feelings you’re having
  • A plan for resolution

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Emily Lipinski ND go here.

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

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.