#51 The Challenges of Getting Life Insurance if You’re Type 2 Diabetic, The Connection between Mindfulness and Grace, The Signs you Shouldn’t Eat at That Restaurant and Health Literacy Month

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 27 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 Type 2 diabetes and life insurance with Boris Brizeli, mindfulness as a path to grace with Tracey Soghrati, the signs that you shouldn’t eat at that restaurant with Vito Marinuzzi and Health Literacy Month with Mack Rogers

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Type 2 Diabetes and Life Insurance

  • healthy persons vs. Type 2 Diabetics
  • What is Type 2 Diabetes?
  • Type 1 Diabetes vs. Type 2 Diabetes
  • Challenges for those with Type 2 Diabetics who want life insurance
  • Finding information on insurance pricing
  • Inherent unfairness of the process
  • The process in built for healthy people
  • Time lag: application and approval

Mindfulness as a Path to Grace

  • What is grace?
  • Graceful movement and behaviour
  • What underlies grace?
  • Discipline
  • Emotional regulation
  • The practice of mindfulness
  • learning to tolerate what’s going on in your mind and body
  • Are your emotional reactions real?

Why You Might Want to Pass By a Restaurant

  • Are you being greeted properly?
  • Restaurant health infractions?
  • Empty tables?
  • Lack of atmosphere?
  • Index menus?
  • Just opened?

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Life Fulfillment

October is Health Literacy Month

  • 60% Canadians and 88% of seniors aren’t health literate
  • What is health literacy?
  • Why is health literacy so important?
  • Health Literacy Month
  • Do people talk about health literacy?
  • Tools for health literacy
  • Health passport
  • Medical history card
  • Tips for doctor visits
  • Caregiver worksheet

For more information about show sponsor typetrue.ca go here.

To learn more information about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi and his restaurants go here.

To learn more about Health Literacy Month go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

#50 Life Hacks for Kidney Health, Non-GMO Month, The Health Implications of Recreational Cannabis and Yoga Stretches for Tight Muscless

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 20 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 kidney health with Joel Thuna, non GMO month with Megan Horsley, the health implications of recreational cannabis with Rick Gillman and yoga stretches for tight muscles with Lisa Greenbaum.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Life Hacks for Kidney Health

  • What do kidneys do?
  • Kidneys and electrolytes
  • Key electrolytes
  • Kidneys and blood pressure
  • EPO
  • Kidney Stones
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • 10 Lifestyle Hacks For Kidney Health

October is non-GMO Month

  • What is a Genetically Modified Organism?
  • Are GMO’s really different from grafts or hybrids?
  • Why are GMO’s created?
  • Why are GMO’s bad?
  • organic farming practices
  • avoiding GMOs
  • resources

The Health Implications of Recreational Cannabis

  • What is cannabis?
  • CBD
  • THC
  • Sativa
  • Indica
  • Smoking, vaporizing, edibles and oils
  • cannabis allergies
  • cannabis addiction
  • side effects cannabis

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Relationships

Yoga Stretches for Tight Muscles

  • Who tends to have tight hips?
  • exercise and sitting
  • getting up/walking
  • stretching
  • slow micro-movements
  • tight shoulders

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 Megan’s article on non-GMO month in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Rick’s article on recreational Cannabis in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Lisa’s article on yoga for tight muscles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.