#97 A Holistic Approach to Inflammation, Foods To Eat For Better Sleep, Fluoridation and Yoga For Athletes

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 14 and September 15, 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 holistic approach to treating inflammation with Jason Watkin, the foods you should eat for a better night sleep with Shauna Lindzon, whether our water should be fluoridated with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the benefits of yoga for athletes with Liz Doyle Harmer

We specifically discuss:

The Holistic Treatment of Inflammation

  • Inflammation underpinning many conditions
  • Psychological stress
  • Rest + sleep
  • Breath work
  • Parasympathetic state
  • Supplements for inflammation
  • Curcumin
  • What precedes inflammation?
  • The connection between stress and inflammation

The Foods That Will Help You Sleep

  • Foods that calm you and help you sleep
  • Folic Acid, B Vitamins, Calcium
  • Tryptophan and melatonin
  • Avoid heavy meals
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Magnesium

Should Our Water Be Fluoridated?

  • What is fluoride?
  • Do we get fluoride in our diet?
  • Foods that contain fluoride
  • How is fluoride beneficial?
  • Why would you take fluoride out of water?
  • Over-fluoridation and iodine absorption
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Fluoride and children
  • Guidelines for fluoride intake

Yoga For Athletes

  • Why would an athlete benefit from a yoga class?
  • Counteracting the act of sitting
  • Yin and Yang style classes
  • Yoga and core strength
  • Balance work
  • Sensing inside yourself
  • Mindfulness
  • Optimal breath
  • Recovery
  • Developing Awareness of Your Body

For more information about show sponsor Purica and Jason Watkin go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

To read the article on yoga for athletes (featuring Liz Doyle Harmer) in Tonic Magazine go here.

#96 The Liver’s Role In Your Health, Cognitive Bias, Building Block Cookbooks and Why Planning Date Night is Okay

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 7 and September 8, 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 important role that your liver plays in your overall health with Dr. Gordon Chang, cognitive bias and mindfulness with Tracey Soghrati, building block cookbooks with Naomi Bussin and why its okay to plan your date nights with Carlyle Jansen

We specifically discuss:

The Role of Liver In Your Health

  • What is the role of your liver?
  • Detoxification
  • Creation of cholesterol
  • Regulation of blood sugar
  • What impacts the health of your liver day to day?
  • Herbal remedies that help the liver regenerate
  • What happens to our liver if we’re not careful?

Cognitive Bias

  • Cognitive distortions vs. cognitive bias
  • How our brains have adapted – fight or flight
  • The Halo Effect
  • Egocentrism
  • Sociocentrism
  • Confirmation Bias

Building Block Cookbooks

Planning Date Night

  • Is it okay for couples to plan sexual encounters?
  • Planning leads to regularity
  • Beginning vs. Middle of the relationship
  • Building anticipation
  • Planning makes sex better
  • Boosting energy and relationships
  • Spontaneity does arise during planning
  • Planning leads to new things
  • 52 Invitations to Grrreat Sex

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

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

To read Carlyle Jansen’s article on date night go here.