Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 12th and 13th, 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 chat about the efficacy and safety of herbal remedies with Dr. Gordon Chang, how to get more vegetables into your meals with Megan Horsley; mindfulness and being effective with Tracey Soghrati and extreme restaurant food trends with Vito Marinuzzi
We specifically discuss:
Efficacy and Safety of Herbal Remedies:
Do herbal remedies work?
The question of dosage
Pathways – opioid, cannibanoid, etc.
Toxicity of herbal remedies
Health Canada regulations
Safety of herbal remedies
How you make herbal remedies; active ingredients
How do you get an effect from herbal remedies?
Herbal remedies are more effective for chronic as opposed to acute conditions
Getting More Vegetables in your Meals:
Why is it important to eat vegetables?
How do we get vegetables into the diet?
Swapping out grains
Cauliflower rice and spiralized vegetables
Swap out wraps
Mindfulness and Effectiveness:
All actions have a cost or consequence
Five Gates of Speech
Is it the right time to say what I want to say?
Window of tolerance
Is what you want to say factual?
fact vs. opinion
Can I say what I want to say gently?
Is what I’m going to say to benefit all parties involved?
Is it actually necessary to say what I’m going to say?
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 5 and 6, 2019 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 food allergies with Joel Thuna, classic cookbooks with Naomi Bussin, fad diets with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and creating your fit future self with Kathleen Trotter.
We specifically discuss:
The Natural Treatment of Food Allergies
What is an allergic reaction?
Why is there an increase in food allergies?
Avoiding introduction of allergens
Sun exposure – Vitamin D
Supplements to help with food allergies
Increase your biome – probiotics
Omega 3 Oils
“Mastering The Art of French Cooking”
“The Silver Palate Cookbook”
“The Joy of Cooking”
“Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking”
“The Moosewood Cookbooks”
“Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone”
“The Breakfast Cookbook”
Deborah Madison, Mark Bittman, Dori Greenspan, Deb Perelman, Melissa Clark
What to look for in a cookbook
Keto diet – based on fat
dieting as a short term solution
Low fat diets …are out
Weight loss as a lifestyle decision – reducing carbohydrates/sugar
SOUL SEGMENT: Fulfillment
Creating Your Fit Future Self
Create a unique strategy that works for you
Exercise, diet and mindset mix
Every opportunity is an opportunity of growth and learning
The only failure is not trying
Consistency and convenience
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read Joel’s article on food allergies in Tonic Magazine go here.
To read Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinksi ND go here.