#88 The Secrets of Beautiful Skin, Intermittent Fasting, Mindfulness and Gratitude and The Best Farmers Markets in Toronto

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
  • Free Radicals
  • 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
  • Hyaluronic Acid

Intermittent Fasting:

  • What is intermittent fasting?
  • Is intermittent fasting dieting?
  • What is the theory of intermittent fasting?
  • 16/8 intermittent fasting
  • Hgh
  • 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
  • Fresh foods
  • Fun!
  • Withrow Farmers Market
  • Unique products
  • Evergreen/Brickworks Farmers Market
  • Communication with Farmers/Education
  • Supporting farmers

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski go here

To read Dr Emily Lipinski’s article in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here

 

 

#87 The Top Tips for Optimal Sleep, Emotionally Focused Therapy, The Benefits of Lunch and Protein

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 6 and 7, 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 top tips for optimal sleep with Joel Thuna, emotionally focused therapy with Carlyle Jansen, the benefits of lunch with Naomi Bussin and protein with Shauna Lindzon.

 

We specifically discuss:

Top Tips For Optimal Sleep

  • The importance of sleep
  • What happens if you don’t sleep?
  • REM and SWS
  • Dream state and brain health
  • How much sleep do we need?
  • Sleep debt
  • Your sleep space
  • Exercise
  • Scheduling your sleep
  • “Tuning out”
  • Stimulants
  • Supplements – herbal teas and essential oils
  • Melatonin

Emotionally Focused Therapy

  • What is emotionally focused therapy?
  • Emotional connections
  • Self-Awareness
  • Recognizing patterns
  • Emotional responsiveness
  • Engagement
  • Primary responses
  • Mal-adaptive responses
  • Instrumental responses
  • The EFT process
  • Emotions aren’t irrational
  • Hold Me Tight
  • Attached

The Benefits of Lunch

  • Why is lunch underrated?
  • The importance of lunch
  • Sad desk lunch
  • Lunch mistakes
  • Modern Lunch
  • Lunch clubs

Protein

  • Why do we need protein?
  • Protein for building muscle
  • What are good protein sources?
  • Plant based proteins
  • What is the healthiest protein?
  • Are we getting enough protein in our diet?
  • Protein powders

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

To read Joel’s article on the top tips for great sleep in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Carlyle’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.