#42 The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Pain, Building a “Kindful” Nation, Hydration and Returning to your Passion

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 25th, 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 natural treatment of inflammation and joint health with Tawnya Ritco; building a “kindful” nation with Bhante  Saranapala “The Urban Buddhist Monk”, hydration with Tonic Holistic Nutritionist Megan Horsley and returning to your passion with street artist Mr. Hydde.

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

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Health:

  • What is inflammation?
  • Inflammation and pain
  • Response to injury
  • stress and inflammation
  • diet and inflammation
  • turmeric, celery
  • supplementation
  • hydration
  • pain and mental health
  • diaphragmatic breathing

Building a “Kindful” Nation:

  • What does it mean to be “kindful”?
  • mindfulness
  • kindness
  • being kind to yourself
  • do no harm to yourself or others
  • shifting attention
  • creating a kindful nation in Canada
  • canadaamindfulnation.ca

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Celebrity Reading

Summer Hydration:

  • The importance of water in the body
  • electrolytes
  • hydration is seasonal
  • tap water – chlorine and fluoride
  • fluoride and iodine
  • spring water
  • water filtration system
  • other fluids: coconut water, maple water

PURE BEAUTY: Basil and Holy Basil

Returning to your Passion

  • Walking away from your passion
  • Coming close to success
  • Coming back to your passion
  • Refocusing the attention
  • Creating for yourself, but connecting to the world
  • Momentum
  • Enjoying the process over the result
  • The Bushwick Collective

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about the Urban Buddhist Monk and Mindful Canada Symposium go here.

To learn more about Mr. Hydde go here.

To learn more about Megan Horsley go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

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

#41 Liver Health, Cooking Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables, The Mindful Way of Loving Your Body and Shifting Your Health Mindset into Fall

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 18 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 talk liver health with Joel Thuna, cooking seasonal fruit and vegetables with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen,  mindfulness and loving your body with Tracey Soghrati, and shifting your health mindset as we transition into Fall with Dr. Jodi Larry ND.

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

We specifically discuss:

Liver Health

  • what does the liver do?
  • what happens to the liver as we get older?
  • liver regeneration
  • what ailments can the liver suffer?
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
  • causes of NAFLD
  • conditions associated with NAFLD
  • who is at risk to develop NAFLD?
  • steps to lower risk to develop NAFLD
  • cutting out alcohol
  • avoiding soft drinks and energy drinks
  • eat right
  • fibre
  • avoiding drugs
  • supplements for liver health: multivitamin, milk thistle, dandelion root

Cooking Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

  • tomatoes: varieties
  • health benefits of tomatoes
  • lycopene
  • storing tomatoes
  • raw tomato recipe: bruschetta
  • cooked tomato recipe: cherry tomato sauce (go here)
  • peaches
  • ripening and peeling peaches
  • peach recipe: peaches burrata and mint

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Career

Mindfulness and Loving Your Body

  • Mindfulness and the four foundations
  • Noticing your body
  • preferences, expectations and the stories we tell ourselves
  • disconnecting from your body
  • feeling sensations in your body
  • language of the body
  • Carolyn Myss: the body is the biography of your life
  • the body stores experiences
  • building tolerance
  • emotional regulation
  • act rather than react to the present moment

PURE BEAUTY: Mint

Shifting Your Health Mindset Into Fall:

  • How to shift your health mindset into Fall
  • overcoming Summer indulgence
  • be mindful of sugar intake
  • baked parsnips
  • clean eating day
  • eating and the brain
  • finding alternatives
  • tips for post-Summer cleanse

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

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

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Dr. Jodi Larry ND go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

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