#72 How Changes in Interest Rates Impact the Real Estate Market, Maca For Your Mojo, The Natural Treatment of Menopause and Busting Sleep Myths

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 23, 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 how interest rates impact the rental market with Mitchell Abrahams, maca for your mojo with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen, the natural treatment of menopause with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and sleep myths with Dr. James MacFarlane

We specifically discuss:

How Interest Rates Impact the Real Estate Market

  • Where are interest rates going?
  • The unexpected shocks to the market
  • Factors impacting the market
  • The difference between the USA and Canada
  • Interest rates and investors in development
  • Rental buildings becoming a larger portion of the market
  • Pension Funds role in financing rental development

Maca For Your Mojo

  • What is Maca?
  • Health benefits of Maca
  • Uses for Maca
  • Smoothies
  • Maca-Cacao Latte
  • Overnight Oats

The Natural Treatment of Menopause

  • What is Menopause and Peri-menopause?
  • Symptoms of Menopause
  • Hot Flashes: Dairy consumption vs. soy
  • Treating mood changes
  • Alcohol: Red Wine
  • Sugar and sugar cravings
  • Bio-Identical Hormones
  • Addressing weight gain
  • Bone Density and exercise

Busting Sleep Myths

  • Do babies dream?
  • Do people only grow or regenerate during sleep?
  • Do older people need less sleep?
  • Is napping sleep as good as overnight sleep?
  • Why do we dream?
  • What is the longest we can go without sleep?

Links:

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

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

To learn more about Dr. James MacFarlane and MedSleep go here.

 

#71 Innovations in Cannabis, Zinc and Men’s Health, Mindfulness and Self-Confidence and Cancer Food Myths and Controversies

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 16, 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 cannabis innovations with Shekhar Parmar, zinc for men’s health with Megan Horsley, mindfulness and confidence with Tracey Soghrati and Cancer Food Myths and Controversies with dietician Shauna Lindzon.

We specifically discuss:

Cannabis Innovations

  • The process of getting a cannabis product to market
  • The Canadian industry reputation
  • Is Canada “cutting edge” in terms of innovation?
  • Delivery Systems
  • Fostering business – federally, provincially
  • Closing window of advantage
  • University support – courses, research
  • Areas of innovation in the industry
  • Other cannibanoids
  • New delivery systems
  • Formulations of specific cannibanoid combinations for specific health issue

Zinc For Men’s Health

  • How does zinc help with men’s health
  • Testosterone/Estrogen
  • Sperm production
  • Antibacterial
  • Food sources of zinc
  • blood pressure reduction
  • cholesterol reduction
  • thyroid health
  • zinc in reproductive health

Mindfulness and Self-Confidence

  • Awareness of mindset
  • fixed vs. growth mindset
  • cognitive restructuring of fixed mindset
  • cognitive distortions
  • catastrophising
  • over-generalization
  • core-negative image
  • filtering
  • cultivating compassion for ourselves

Cancer Food Myths and Controversies

  • Soy/Cancer connection
  • whole soy vs. highly processed soy
  • phytoestrogens
  • Organic and Non GMO foods
  • Is coconut oil healthy?
  • Does sugar feed cancer?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.

To read Megan’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.