#34 How Gut Health Affects Mood, Mental Performance and Immunity, What Your Feet Can Tell You About Your Health, Insider Restaurant Talk and Overcoming Shyness

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 30, 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 your gut health with Tawnya Ritco; what your feet can tell you about your health with Chiropodist Katie Blundell, insider restaurant info with restaurateur Vito Marinuzzi and overcoming shyness with author Cynthia Gould

We specifically discuss:

Gut Health:

  • Why is gut health so important?
  • Gut health and immunity
  • “leaky gut” and IBS
  • Gut and cognitive response
  • Gut and your mood
  • Signs of poor gut health
  • Factors interfering with gut health
  • Antibiotics, toxic loads, stress, hydration
  • prebiotics and probiotics
  • supplements

What Your Feet Can Tell You About Your Health:

  • What do Chiropodists do?
  • Chiropodists and Podiatrists
  • Why see a Chiropodist?
  • Bio-mechanics
  • What your feet can tell you about your health
  • Diabetes – sensation loss
  • Circulation issues
  • ingrown toenails
  • hereditary issues
  • sports injuries
  • flip-flops and summer footwear
  • pedicures

Insider Restaurant Talk:

  • Europeans vs North American restaurants
  • tipping
  • alcohol
  • bread and water
  • food delivery
  • branding, cookbooks,

Overcoming Shyness:

  • What is shyness?
  • Deciding not to be shy
  • Steps to overcome shyness
  • Putting yourself out there
  • The fear response
  • The worst part about fear
  • Anxiety

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about Chiropodists go here.

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

To read more about Cynthia Gould and overcoming shyness go here.

#33 Reverse Mortgages, Yoga In Strange Places and Insurance as an Asset

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 23 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 reverse mortgages with Yvonne Ziomecki, yoga in strange places with Sari Nisker-Fox and Insurance as an asset with Larry Berdugo

We specifically discuss:

Reverse Mortgages

  • What is a reverse mortgage
  • CHIP Reverse Mortgage to consolidate debt
  • Why choose to get a reverse mortgage
  • Home values
  • Is a reverse mortgage for everyone?
  • Reverse mortgage vs line of credit
  • Staying in the home in the community
  • Mechanics of a reverse mortgage
  • Protections in place on reverse mortgage

 

Yoga In Strange Places

  • Can you do yoga anywhere?
  • Novelty of taking your practice out of the studio
  • Yoga outdoors
  • Urban Yoga

 

Insurance As An Asset

  • Low Interest Rates on Investments
  • Insurance as an asset
  • Return on Investment
  • Thresholds for the investment
  • 10 year investment
  • How is money invested?
  • Are investment moneys insured?
  • What other benefits are there?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor HomEquity Bank go here.

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

To learn more about Larry Berdugo go here.