Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 16 and 17 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 medical cannabis and for veterans and seniors with Shekhar Parmar, how food = love with Naomi Bussin, the natural treatment of addictions with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the New Canadian Food Guidelines with dietician Shauna Lindzon.
We specifically discuss:
Medical Cannabis for Veterans and Seniors
Veterans are being helped by medical cannabis
PTSD – anxiety, sleep, flashbacks, nightmares, reliving the trauma
Previous abuse of the system
Guidelines – cost covered for veterans, up to a limit (3 grams/day)
Process to get more cannabis for veterans
The costs to Veterans Affairs increased 120x in the past few years
The real qualitative costs saved by medical cannabis
The Canadian vs. American approach to medical cannabis for veterans
Seniors and medical cannabis
Improvement to quality of life
Dispensing medical cannabis to seniors in care facilities
Training for caregivers of seniors regarding medical cannabis
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 9 and 10, 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 chat about weight loss and gut inflammation with Dr. Gordon Chang, the connection between sexual satisfaction and relationship satisfaction with Carlyle Jansen, Healthy Valentine’s Day Dinner with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and what the health of your mouth says about your overall health with Dr. Shana Friedman
We specifically discuss:
Weight Loss and Gut Inflammation:
Why do people not lose weight?
Causes of gut inflammation
What are the signs of gut inflammation?
How does the body stop inflammation?
Celiacs and gluten sensitivity
Sexual Satisfaction and Relationship Satisfaction:
What factors impact sexual satisfaction in a relationship?
variety, vulnerability and taking risks
the connection between sexual satisfaction and relationship satisfaction
Healthy Valentine’s Day Dinner:
Valentines’ Day at home
Dips and Appetizers
Sweet Potato Toasts vs. Crackers
Beet Root Hummus
Lighter Dinner – Bouillabaisse
Mini Chocolate Souffle
What Your Mouth Health Says About Your Overall Health:
What can your mouth tell you?
What are dentists trained to look for?
Ulcers, swelling, discoloration
What can our gums tell us?
Dry mouth, fungus, yeast infection -Thrush
Symptoms that suggest poorly controlled diabetes
Bacteria build-up – Trench Mouth
Mouths as a source of illness
Downside of plaque
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To read Carlyle’s article on sexual satisfaction and relationship satisfaction in Tonic Magazine go here.