#115 The Health Benefits of Chicken Soup, Preparing to Take Group Exercise Classes To Avoid Injury, Why Resolutions to Lose Weight Don’t Work and Fun Ways to Meet Fitness Goals

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 18 and 19, 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 health benefits of chicken soup with Joel Thuna, preparing to take group exercise classes so that you avoid injury with Mario Causevic, why resolutions to lose weight don’t work with Camille Llosa and Kira Barry and fun new ways to meet your fitness goals with Kathleen Trotter.

We specifically discuss:

The Health Benefits of Chicken Soup

  • The history of chicken soup
  • What Can Chicken soup be used for?
  • Cold and Flu symptoms
  • How does chicken soup work?
  • The role of fat in chicken soup
  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • The nutritional value of chicken soup
  • The spiritual and emotional value of chicken soup
  • supplementing chicken soup – ginger, Chaga, elderberry and oregano
  • Multivitamin, Zinc and Vitamin C
  • Joel’s chicken soup recipe

Preparing Before Taking Group Exercise Classes

  • What should you consider if you’re starting a group exercise class?
  • What sort of injuries occur during group exercise class?
  • How do you prepare  for a group exercise class?
  • Glutes, Core and Mid-Back
  • Balance and core work
  • Functional mobility

Why Resolutions to Lose Weight Don’t Work

  • Why do weight loss resolutions not work?
  • How do you stay motivated through weight loss?
  • Customization of a program
  • The power of community
  • Lifestyle choices: fitness, mindfulness and sleep
  • Setting reasonable goals
  • Keeping the weight off

Fun New Ways To Meet Fitness Goals

  • Why do people fail in their fitness resolutions?
  • What are the mistakes that people make?
  • The compounding interest of habits
  • Creating  and curating your environment
  • Finding your bright spots
  • Gamifying your fitness

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

To read Joel’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Mario Causevic go here

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

 

#114 The Natural Treatment of Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia, Understanding Your Conflict Style, Working with a Holistic Nutritionist and Living With Dravet Syndrome

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 11 and 12, 2020 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  Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia with Dr. Philip Rouchotas ND, what is your conflict style with Carlyle Jansen, how to work with a holistic nutritionist with Megan Horsley and living with Dravet Syndrome with Celestine Caravaggio

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia

  • Concern that so many people have prescriptions for mental health issues
  • Over-prescription and Informed consent
  • Problems with prescription medicines
  • Comorbidity of mental health issues
  • Lifestyle strategies – Mediterranean diet and exercise
  • Supplements and drug interactions
  • High EPA Fish Oil, Vitamin D, Vitamin B complex and Melatonin

Understanding Your Own Conflict Style

  • Why is it relevant to understand your conflict style?
  • What is a conflict style?
  • The Accommodator
  • The Avoider
  • The Collaborator
  • The Competitor
  • The Compromiser

Working with a Holistic Nutritionist

  • Why do people see a Holistic Nutritionist?
  • What are reasonable expectations in working with a Holistic Nutritionist?
  • What sort of training does a Holistic Nutritionist have?
  • Tools: Food diary
  • What is working for clients?
  • What should you look for in a Holistic Nutritionist?

Living With Dravet Syndrome

  • What is Dravet Syndrome?
  • What triggers the seizures?
  • Medications for Dravet Syndrome
  • Developmental impact
  • Day to day life
  • Preparing for the future
  • Finding balance

For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.

For more information about Dr. Philip Rouchotas go here.

To read articles written by Carlyle Jansen in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read articles written by Megan Horsley in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dravet Syndrome go here.