Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 19 and 20, 2021 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’ll discuss how to break the cycle of joint pain, inflammation and cartilage degeneration with Dr. Ludovic Brunel ND, mood boosting Summer foods with Heather Lillico, understanding the non-binary gender continuum with Carlyle Jansen and a Dragon’s perspective on philanthropy with Vincenzo Guzzo.
We specifically discuss:
Breaking the Cycle of Joint Pain
Why is it that we feel pain?
What is the cause of osteoarthritis?
Injuries and other risk factors
The immune system and rheumatoid arthritis
How do you treat osteoarthritis?
3 steps: remove inflammation, clean up debris and replenishment and rebuilding
How do you minimize inflammation?
Curcumin and Boswellia
Clean up the debris and dead tissue: enzymes
Rebuilding the cartilage: NEM, glucosamine chondroitin
Mood Boosting Summer Foods
Is there a connection between food and mental health?
Summer foods available locally in Toronto
Cherries: tryptophan and melatonin
Mustard greens: Vitamin K
Radicchio: stimulation of digestion, anti-oxidants
Summer squash: Vitamin B6
Bringing these foods into your diet
Does cooking impact the nutritional value of these foods?
Does when you eat matter to your mood?
Understanding the Non-Binary Gender Continuum
What is gender identity?
Non-binary gender identity
Gender and sex: two different things
Western culture vs. non-binary gender identity
Transsexuality and Intersexuality
Don’t make assumptions
Names and “dead names’
A Dragon’s Perspective on Philanthropy
Sparking the community mindset
The Guzzo Foundation
Giving is personal
Mental health issues caused by the pandemic
How do you get your business involved in philanthropy?
Recommendations for entrepreneurs who want to be philanthropic
For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 12 and 13, 2021 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 to have better bones with Joel Thuna, treating varicose veins with Alexandra Leon, dealing with garden critters with Melissa Cameron and the best Summer marinade tips with Carolyn Tanner Cohen
We specifically discuss:
How to Have Better Bones
What do our bones do for us?
Bone mass statistics
Remodeling your bones
Can we build bone mass as we age?
Nutrition for your bones
Bone health when on a vegan or vegetarian diet
Proteins for bone health
Phosphorus vs Calcium
Lifestyle choices: smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol
Stress and bone health: Cortisol
Calcium and Potassium
Vitamin D and K2
Treating Varicose Veins
What are the roles of the circulatory system?
Arteries and veins
Veins: vessel strength and valves
The role of Elastin
What are varicose veins?
Are varicose veins just an aesthetic issue?
How do you know if you have deep varicose veins?
Why are the causes of varicose veins?
How do you reduce varicose veins?
Grapeseed extract, Horse Chestnut and Butcher’s Broom
Practical Solutions For Garden Critters
How do you “critter-proof” your garden?
Squirrels, raccoons, rabbits and rats
Can we co-exist with the critters?
The use of chicken wire
Coyote urine: the last resort
Cayenne pepper and other home remedies
Hardware cloth/mesh to prevent tunneling in raised beds
Wash your fruit and vegetables
Pets deterring critters
Dealing with deer
Feeding the chipmunks and squirrels
The Best Summer Marinade Tips
What is the purpose of a marinade?
How long should you marinade?
What is the best way to marinate your protein?
Patting the protein dry after marinating
The acid in the marinade: don’t cure your protein
Avoiding double dipping
Repurposing your marinade as a sauce
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Alexandra Leon and Nutripur go here.