#21: Acing a Job Interview, The Truth About Collagen and An Insider’s View of Restaurant Trends

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 31, 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 how to ace a job interview when you’re getting back into the market with Warren Bongard, the truth about collagen with Ryan Foley and an insider’s view of the current restaurant trends in Toronto with Vito Marinuzzi.

We specifically discuss:

Acing a Job Interview

  • first Impressions are key
  • judgments in the first 5 minutes
  • the most important thing you can do in a job interview
  • don’t be late, don’t sit, maintain eye contact
  • allow the interviewer to speak
  • don’t sell yourself
  • HR insider secrets
  • play defence, not offence
  • most common mistakes that interviewees make
  • post-interview etiquette

The Truth About Collagen:

  • what is collagen?
  • why should you supplement with collagen?
  • bovine sourced vs. marine sourced collagen
  • collagen peptides
  • what to look for when buying collagen supplements
  • molecular size of collagen peptide

An Insider’s View on Restaurant Trends

  • Do people order healthy choices on the menu?
  • organics and locally sourced ingredients
  • challenges in operating a restaurant in Toronto
  • increased minimum wage and other costs
  • increased prices, cheaper ingredients an smaller portions
  • emerging trends
  • plant based food
  • Vito’s favourites

Links:

For more information about show sponsor ZSA Legal Recruitment go here.

To learn more about Nuvocare go here.

To book a table at Vito Marinuzzi’s restaurant 7Numbers go here.

#20: Managing Stress, Four Mistakes That Can Derail Your Fitness and Natural Nutrition Month

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 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 how to manage stress with Tawnya Ritco; the mistakes that derail your fitness with Kathleen Trotter and Natural Nutrition Month with Claire Le Gresley.

We specifically discuss:

How To Manage Stress:

  • How can you tell if you’re stressed out
  • chronic stress
  • response to chronic stress
  • adrenaline and cortisol
  • back-up sex hormones
  • recognizing stress triggers
  • coping mechanisms
  • diaphragmatic breathing
  • unplugging
  • adaptogens

Mistakes that Undermine Fitness:

  • self-sabotage
  • lack of awareness
  • small things add up
  • steady-state cardio vs.interval training
  • strength training – body-weight training
  • caring about calories vs. nutrition density
  • have realistic expectations

Natural Nutrition

  • Why is healthy eating so complicated?
  • media’s role and influence
  • experiment vs. immediate acceptance
  • be skeptical of external authorities
  • do ideal diets exist?
  • sustainability
  • pack a snack!

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To read Claire Le Gresley’s article on natural nutrition in Tonic Magazine go here.