#121 Digital Technology and Public Health Crisis, Personal Responsibility and the Path to Well-being, Solo Pleasure When Coupled and Gut Inflammation

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 29 and March 1, 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 role of digital technology in dealing with a public health crisis with George Barakat, how personal responsibility leads to well being with Rucsandra Mitrea, solo pleasure when you’re in a relationship with Carlyle Jansen,¬† and dealing with gut inflammation with Nadia Rizzo ND

We specifically discuss:

Digital Technology and a Public Health Crisis

  • Technology impacting public health
  • Information gathering and dissemination
  • Takeaway points from SARS
  • Treatment in remote areas – isolating and quarantining
  • Conveying and sharing information
  • First Responders
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Omnichannel

Personal Responsibility and The Path to Well-being

  • Giving away personal responsibility
  • Interviewing your practitioners
  • What does giving away your power look like?
  • How does it feel when you keep your power?
  • Once you cede your power, can you get it back?

Solo Pleasure When Coupled

  • Is it okay to masturbate when in a monogamous relationship?
  • Masturbation and self-esteem
  • Is this a common practice?
  • Differences between males and females
  • Helping with sexual challenges
  • When your partner isn’t there
  • Is masturbation cheating?
  • Pornography
  • Is there such a thing as too much masturbation?

Gut Inflammation

  • Inflammation in the gut, not belly fat
  • Food sensitivities vs. food allergies
  • Determining a food sensitivity
  • Inflammation and weight retention
  • Food elimination program
  • Reintroducing food back into the diet

For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and the work she does at Vital Directives go here.

To read Carlyle Jansen’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Nadia Rizzo ND go here.

#120 Prostate Health, Building the Perfect Food Board, New Technology in Running Shoes and Acid Reflux and Indigestion

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 22 and 23, 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 Prostate Health  with Dr. Gordon Chang, building the perfect board with Carolyn Tanner Cohen, new running shoe technology with Stacy Irvine and the natural treatment of acid reflux and indigestion with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

Prostate Health

  • Prostate enlargement
  • Is there a connection between prostate health and testosterone?
  • What is the result of an enlarged prostate?
  • What is the purpose of the prostate?
  • Does chronic inflammation cause prostate enlargement?
  • Supplements to help the bladder empty
  • Anti-oxidants
  • Water consumption
  • Is an enlarged prostate connected to prostate cancer?

Building the Perfect Food Board

  • Why use a food board?
  • The formula for a successful food board
  • A breakfast board
  • A dessert board
  • A dinner board
  • A charcuterie board

New Running Shoe Technology

  • A brief history of running shoes
  • The Nike Vaporfly
  • The fairness controversy
  • The science behind the shoe
  • The cost premium
  • The benefits of the new technology
  • Reasonable expectations for the recreational runner

The Natural Treatment of Acid Reflux and Indigestion

  • What are the causes of acid reflux and indigestion?
  • What is the cause of gas and bloating?
  • Food sensitivity and stomach bacteria
  • The pros and cons of acid blocking medications
  • Vitamin B12
  • Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth
  • H Pylori infections
  • Food triggers of indigestion

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

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.

To learn more about Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Dr Emily Lipinski ND go here.