#45 Proactively Managing the Aging Process, The Importance of a Comprehensive Sex Ed. Curriculum, Cooking with Turmeric and the Truth about CBD

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 15 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 about proactively managing the aging process with Dr. Jennifer Pearlman, the importance of a comprehensive sex ed. curriculum with Tonic Sex Expert Carlyle Jansen, cooking with turmeric with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and the truth about CBD with Tonic Cannabis Expert Rick Gillman.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Proactively Managing the Aging Process

  • The Joy of Aging Event
  • Tips for taking control of the aging process
  • Quality of Life
  • Health span vs. life span
  • Why do we age?
  • Telomeres
  • Buffering chronic stress
  • Mindfulness, meditation, visualization, tai chi, yoga, mind-body connections
  • Self-care
  • The differences in the way that men and women age
  • Top tips for anti aging
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Neuroplasticity
  • EARLY BIRD PRICING FOR TONIC LISTENERS!

The Importance of a Comprehensive Sex Ed. Curriculum in our Schools

  • Sex Ed Curriculum in our schools
  • How does sex ed affect kids?
  • Does sex ed subvert the role of the parents?
  • Cultural or religious objections to sexual education?
  • Is there an age that is too young to learn about sex?
  • How does sex ed correlate to the prevention of sexual abuse?
  • What can parents do if you object to the curriculum?

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Career

Cooking With Turmeric

  • What is turmeric?
  • Curcamine
  • bio-availability
  • Turmeric recipes
  • Golden Milk
  • Turmeric and cauliflower
  • Dried vs. fresh turmeric
  • Dealing with stains
  • Grating turmeric
  • Storing turmeric

The Truth about CBD:

  • What is CBD?
  • CBD as a pain treatment, MS, Epilepsy, PTSD, Anxiety and Mental health
  • CBD from hemp or cannabis
  • The superiority of cannabis based CBD
  • pesticides and contamination
  • non-regulated CBD isn’t being tested
  • cost of non-regulated vs. regulated product
  • legalities of over-the-counter CBD

For more information about show sponsor The Joy of Aging go here.

For more information about Dr. Jennifer Pearlman go here

To read Carlyle’s article about sex ed. in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To read Rick’s article on yoga breathing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

 

#44 Detox 101, Top Tips for Gym Newbies, Yoga Breathing and Preparing for an Empty Nest

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 8 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 detox with Joel Thuna, the top times for gym newbies with Kathleen Trotter,  yoga breathing with Jelayna DaSilva, and preparing for an empty nest with Lesley Sandler-Griff.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Detox 101

  • What is a detox?
  • Detox vs. Cleanse
  • Why do you need to detox?
  • How are we exposed to toxins?
  • Chemical synergy
  • The body’s ability to naturally detoxify
  • organs that detoxify: liver, kidneys, colon, skin
  • liver support
  • kidney support
  • colon support
  • kosher products

Top Tips for Gym Newbies

  • We’re all newbies at some point?
  • Finding your fit: “do you”
  • Learning a mindset to work out
  • circuits sets, reps
  • keeping a journal

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Love Life

Yoga Breathing

  • The day to day practice of mindfulness
  • Breath work
  • Breathing techniques
  • Methods to reduce stress
  • Trying too hard: immediate gratification
  • How your approach to mindfulness can be problematic
  • Meditation apps

PURE BEAUTY: Dark Damage

Preparing for an Empty Nest:

  • Maintaining couple-hood
  • The changes that come with an empty nest
  • Free time
  • commonality
  • pets
  • new roles in the home
  • changes in finances
  • changing environment

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

To read Joel’s article on detoxing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Jelayna’s article on yoga breathing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Lesley Sandler-Griff go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.