Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 20, 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 the four things you can do to stay strong, agile and fit as you age with Rucsandra Mitrea, training for Summer sports with Kathleen Trotter, mindfulness and self-compassion with Tracey Soghrati and Beyond Meat with Shauna Lindzon
We specifically discuss:
Four Things To Do As We Age:
What happens when we age?
What sort of health issues to older people have?
#1 Committing to and leading to your own health and well being
#2 Replacing pain inducing mind set with a health promoting mind set
#3 Being Consistent – Lifestyle
#4 Seeking Help – Feedback Loops
Training For Summer Sports:
You can’t go from 0 to 100!
Getting the balance right
Training for Tennis, Golf and Cycling
Rollers, sticks and balls
Where and when do we train?
Mindfulness and Self-Compassion:
What is the concept of self-compassion?
Shaming and self-criticism
Inertia and Over-Achieving
What does self-compassion look like?
Express kindness to yourself
Why is self-compassion critical?
What is Beyond Meat?
Is Beyond Meat healthy?
Who is Beyond Meat targeted for?
Shauna’s Veggie burgers?
Are Beyond Meat burgers okay?
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Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 13, 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 the secrets of beautiful skin with Dr. Gordon Chang, intermittent fasting with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND, mindfulness and gratitude with Tracey Soghrati and the best farmers markets in Toronto with Megan Horsley
We specifically discuss:
The Secrets of Beautiful Skin:
Renewing skin from the inside
Antioxidants in the skin
Vitamins B, C, D, E, Omega 3 Oils,
Minerals – Silicon, Zinc, Copper
Collagen – elasticity of skin
Sources of Collagen
Acne – plugged up glands
What is intermittent fasting?
Is intermittent fasting dieting?
What is the theory of intermittent fasting?
16/8 intermittent fasting
5/2 intermittent fasting
Does intermittent fasting work for everyone?
What are the difficulties of intermittent fasting?
What sort of results can one expect?
What are the drawbacks/contraindications to intermittent fasting?
Mindfulness and Gratitude:
How do you describe gratitude?
The negativity bias
Mindfulness vs. negativity
Gratitude in the context of marriage
Bringing attention to things you take for granted
People with gratitude have more energy
Gratitude and wellness
Limitations of mindfulness
The actual practice of gratitude
Toronto’s Best Farmers Markets:
Advantages of going to a farmers market
Withrow Farmers Market
Evergreen/Brickworks Farmers Market
Communication with Farmers/Education
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.