#16: The Road to Health is Paved With Good Intestines, Prioritizing Self Love and Living Through a Mid-Life Crisis

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 24, 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 of your gastrointestinal tract with Dr. Gordon Chang; prioritizing pleasure, self love and self care with Tonic natural nutrition expert Claire Le Gresley and what its like to live through a mid-life crisis with Mat Rosenblatt

We specifically discuss:

The Road to Health is Paved With Good Intestines:

  • the gastrointestinal tract as a source of ailments
  • food allergies
  • irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s Disease, Ileitis and Colitis
  • Gastrointestinal Tract and auto-immune disease
  • Your microbiome
  • good vs. bad bacteria?
  • bacterial balance
  • How do you help your gastrointestinal health?
  • Nutrient Absorption and Leaky Gut Syndrome

Prioritizing Your Pleasure

  • Why should you prioritize your pleasure?
  • Learning How To Take Care of Yourself
  • “Self Love” vs. “Self Care”
  • Start where you are
  • Self respect
  • Actualizing and starting the process
  • The work of change
  • regimen vs. self care

Living Through a Mid-Life Crisis:

  • living through a crisis
  • making changes
  • self-reflection
  • learning what makes you happy
  • how does change occur?
  • the hardest part of the mid-life crisis
  • how others perceive your change

Links:

For Claire’s article about prioritizing your pleasure in Tonic Magazine go here. 

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

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#17: The Health Benefits of Vitamin D, Yoga as a Path to Self Love and Old School and New School Cookbook Recipes

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 3, 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 Vitamin D with Master Herbalist, Joel Thuna; Yoga as a path to self love with Sari Nisker-Fox and old school and new school cookbook recipes with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin.

We specifically discuss:

Health Benefits of Vitamin D:

  • What is Vitamin D?
  • Vitamin D2 vs. Vitamin D3
  • What does Vitamin D do for us?
  • Bone health
  • How do we get Vitamin D?
  • Vitamin D made by your body
  • Vitamin D from food
  • Vitamin D from supplements
  • Vitamin D dosage and format

Yoga as a Path to Self Love:

  • what does “self love” mean?
  • self love practically
  • what is the importance of self love?
  • is self love relevant in current culture?
  • self love vs. narcissism
  • self love regimen

Old School vs. New School Cookbook Recipes:

  • Dumplings: Kreplach vs. Vegetarian Potstickers
  • Chicken Wings: Baked Chicken Wings vs.Roasted Sriracha Cauliflower with Peanut Sauce
  • Banana Bread: Chocolate Chip Banana Bread vs. Banana Cardamom Upside Down Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce

Links:

For Joel’s article about Vitamin D in Tonic Magazine go here. 

For Sari’s article about the path to self love in Tonic Magazine go here.

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

Promotions:

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