#29 What it Takes To Build an Apartment in Toronto (Part 2), Body Image and Weight Loss and Cooking Healthy for One

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 26, 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 what it takes to get an apartment building built in Toronto (part 2) with Mitchell Abrahams, body image and weight loss with Claire LeGresley and cooking healthy for one with Carolyn Tanner Cohen.

We specifically discuss:

How To Get An Apartment Built in Toronto (Part 2):

  • After a building site is approved
  • What’s planned isn’t always built
  • Detailed design (structural, aesthetics, city needs)
  • Marketing and design
  • cost benefit analysis
  • risks in building an apartment

 

Body Image and Weight Loss

  • Body based praise
  • “Have you lost weight?”
  • the problems with compliments
  • bodies change for different reasons
  • How do we do better?

 

Healthy Cooking for One:

  • Is it possible to cook healthy for one?
  • The hardest part: leftovers
  • cooking vs ordering in
  • batch cooking for one
  • pantry staples
  • meal prep groups

 

Links:

For more information about The Benvenuto Group go here. 

For Claire’s article in Tonic Magazine on body image go here.

For more information about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.

28: Herbal Supplements for Stress Relief, Ethical Pornography and Long Term Care Benefits

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 19 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 herbal supplements for stress relief with Dr. Gordon Chang, ethical pornography with Carlyle Jansen and Long Term Care Benefits with Larry Berdugo

We specifically discuss:

Herbal Supplements for Stress Relief

  • how does stress impact the body
  • symptoms and physical aspects of stress
  • controlling cortisol levels
  • central nervous system and hormonal health
  • herbal remedies
  • adaptogens
  • energy vs. stimulants
  • the immune system

Ethical Pornography

  • sociological perspective
  • why pay for pornography?
  • “Fair Trade” pornography
  • is pornography empowering?
  • self-definition in pornography
  • non-mainstream pornography

Long Term Care Benefits

  • long term care need not illness or condition
  • cognitive loss
  • what does the coverage look like
  • why are the benefits needed
  • underwriting and threshold for a claim
  • preexisting conditions
  • cost of coverage
  • June 15!

Links:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To read Carlyle’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Larry Berdugo go here.