#126 A Personal Journey To Heart Health, Mindfulness Amidst Panic, Cooking with Beans and the Natural Treatment of Arthritis

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 4 and 5, 2020 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 a personal journey to heart health with Wayne Elliot, mindfulness amidst panic with Tracey Soghrati, cooking with beans with Naomi Bussin and the natural treatment of arthritis with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

A Personal Journey to Heart Health

  • Wayne’s story
  • Natural health?
  • Jim Strauss’ philosophies
  • What do Statin drugs do?
  • Blood flow
  • Supplements

Mindfulness Amidst Panic

  • What happens when we panic?
  • Daily practice to deal with social distancing
  • Acceptance and lower resistance to “what ifs”
  • Coping mechanisms and triggers
  • Shifting perspective
  • RAIN: Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture
  • Self-compassion

Cooking With Beans

  • Why are we talking about cooking with beans?
  • Why is everyone else talking about beans?
  • Beans as a meat alternative or supplement
  • Heirloom beans – Rancho Gordo
  • Canned beans: salt, EDTA
  • Dried beans: soaking, The Instant Pot
  • Aquafaba
  • Cool Beans – Joe Yonan
  • Spreads, Dips, Salads, Soups, Stews, Pastas, Desserts

The Natural Treatment of Arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • How do you know what kind of arthritis you have?
  • How do you treat osteoarthritis?
  • Supplements: Natural Eggshell Membranes
  • Conceptualizing Arthritis as Inflammation
  • How do you treat rheumatoid arthritis?
  • Auto-immune deficiency and trigger
  • Leaky gut
  • Supplements
  • Vitamin D
  • Intermittent Fasting

For more information about Wayne Elliot show sponsor Strauss 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 Lipinski ND go here.

#125 Immune System Function and Support, Virtual Care and the Myths of Digital Health, Meatless Mondays and How Allicin Can Help Us Fight Infections

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 28 and 29, 2020 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 immune system function and support with Ian Clark, Virtual Care and the Myths of Digital Health with Michael Green and Dr. Ramana Appireddy, meatless Mondays with Carolyn Tanner Cohen and how Allicin can help fight off viral and bacterial infections with Dr. Peter Josling

We specifically discuss:

Immune System Function and Support

  • How do we avoid getting sick?
  • Sympathetic and Parasympathetic systems
  • What suppresses the immune system?
  • Iodine and Magnesium
  • Keeping mentally strong
  • Pandemonium is internal

Virtual Care and the Myths of Digital Health

  • What is virtual care?
  • What are the benefits of virtual care for Canadians?
  • Can virtual care help prevent the spread of Covid-19
  • Mental health and self-isolating
  • Avoiding unnecessary journeys
  • The difficulties of virtual care
  • Misconceptions regarding virtual care
  • A doctor’s experience utilizing virtual tools
  • Patient feedback on virtual care technology

Meatless Mondays

  • Why are people considering cutting out (or down on) meat?
  • “Meatless Mondays” – going vegan one day a week
  • Vegan breakfast -oats + chia seed
  • Lentils for lunch
  • Powerball snacks
  • Cauliflower steaks for dinner

How Allicin Can Fight Infections

  • What is allicin?
  • Stabilizing allicin
  • How does allicin normalize the immune response?
  • Allicin kills bacteria and viruses
  • Can Allicin fight Covid-19?
  • Is allicin safe to take?
  • Are there contraindications for allicin?

For more information about Ian Clark show sponsor Activation Products go here.

To learn more about Michael Green and Access 2022 go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here

To learn more about Allicin and the work of Dr. Peter Josling go here.