#38 Enhancing Your Brain Power, The Myth of Sexual Normalcy, Medical Cannabis vs. Opioids, Summer Wellness and The Top Healthy Pantry Staples

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 28, 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 enhancing your brain power with Tawnya Ritco; the myth of sexual normalcy with Tonic Sex Expert Carlyle Jansen, Medical Cannabis vs. Opioids with Dr. Hance Clarke, Summer wellness with Dr. Jodi Larry ND and the top healthy pantry staples with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen.

Also….The Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Enhancing Your Brain Power:

  • Exercise and Brain Health
  • Emotional Fitness
  • Mental Fitness
  • learning something new
  • Healthy Fats for the Brain
  • Sugar and the Brain
  • Foods for the Brain
  • Supplements for the Brain
  • Lion’s Mane, Curcamine, Magnesium

The Myth of Sexual Normalcy:

  • We want to be normal
  • What’s the frequency?
  • Body Image
  • The pressure of the sexual act

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Celebrity Reading – Tom Cruise

Medical Cannabis vs. Opioids:

  • Prescribing Opioids – knee jerk reaction
  • dampening the nervous system
  • prescribing pain medication
  • cannabis does have an affect on pain
  • recreational vs. medical cannabis
  • standards and testing of medical cannabis
  • institutional policy

PURE BEAUTY: Rosacea

Summer Wellness:

  • Balance fun with health
  • Alcohol: stay away from sugar
  • Tequila!
  • Hangover cure
  • Bring your own dessert
  • Leave out the burger and hotdog bun

The Top Healthy Pantry Staples

  • Frozen Kale
  • Cauliflower
  • Sweet Potato
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Lemons

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To read Carlyle’s article on the myth of sexual normalcy in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Hance Clarke go here.

To learn more about Dr. Jodi Larry go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.

#37 A Real Estate Round Table on Nimbyism, The Natural Treatment of Sun Exposure, Busting Reverse Mortgage Myths and The Best Wine Pairings For Plant Based Foods

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 212018 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 fighting NIMBYism with Mitchell Abrahams and Yes In My Backyard Chris Spoke, the Natural Treatment of Sun Exposure with Megan Horsley, Busting myths about reverse mortgages with Yvonne Ziomecki and the best wine pairings for plant based foods with Chef Ivana Raca

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Healthy City Growth and NIMBYism

  • affordable housing vs. NIMBYism
  • NIMBYism – opposing new development
  • single family neighbourhood stability
  • Places To Grow Act
  • city governance – ward system
  • immigration and growth
  • the provincial role
  • uncertainty with new appeal process
  • Toronto = Manhattan
  • as of right zoning

The Natural Treatment of Sun Exposure

  • do we need to avoid the sun at all costs?
  • protecting your skin
  • Why is it important to absorb sunlight?
  • Vitamin D
  • clean sun screen
  • covering up
  • tanning beds
  • preferred sun screens
  • SBF60
  • foods that help with sun exposure

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Career

Busting Reverse Mortgage Myths

  • Loan of last resort
  • High interest rates – debt servicing
  • Lump sum payments
  • Losing your home
  • High fees

PURE BEAUTY: Four Tips for Eating for Rosacea

Wine Pairings for Plant Base Foods:

  • the challenge of pairing wines with plant based foods
  • common mistakes that people make pairing wines
  • countries that understand plant based pairings
  • wines for vegans

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Megan go here.

To Learn more about The Big Carrot go here.

To learn more about HomEquity Bank Reverse mortgages go here.

To learn more about Chef Ivana go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.