#177 The Health Benefits of a Digestive System Cleanse, Nutrition for Those With Diabetes, Reclining Chairs and the Top New Superfoods

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 27 and 28, 2021 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 benefits of a digestive system cleanse with Alexandra Leon, the importance of nutrition for those suffering with diabetes with Maha Saade, reclining chairs with Adarsh Shah and the top new superfoods with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

Digestive System Cleanses

  • What is the goal of a digestive cleanse?
  • The liver (and gall bladder), kidney and colon
  • Are cleanses about weight loss?
  • What are the health benefits of a cleanse?
  • Is cleansing for everybody?
  • When and how often should you cleanse?
  • What does a cleanse feel like?
  • What are the side effects of a cleanse?
  • What should you look for in a cleanse?

Nutrition for those with Diabetes

  • Why is it important for people to consider their nutrition?
  • Why do people with diabetes need to be careful about what they eat?
  • What can people do to monitor and improve their nutrition intake?
  • Does better nutrition mean that we have to give up our favourite foods?
  • For more information visit Diabetes Canada

Reclining Chairs

  • Do people sleep in chairs?
  • Is it okay for people to sleep in a chair?
  • What is a power recliner?
  • Do recliners improve your health?
  • Can recliners help you sleep?
  • Are there lifestyle benefits to a recliner chair?
  • What should you look for in a recliner?

Top New Superfoods

  • Duckweed
  • Carob
  • Breadfruit

To learn more about Alexandra Leon and Nutripur go here.

To learn more about the Freestyle Libre go here.

To learn more about Adarsh Shah and Ultramitic go here.

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

#176 Thyroid Health and Endocrine Balance, Gender and Diversity in Orthopedic Surgery, Whether Pornography Is Healthy and Top Spring Cleaning Tips

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 20 and 21 2021 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 thyroid health and endocrine balance with Dr. Eldon Dahl ND, gender and diversity in orthopedic surgery with Dr. Erin Boynton, whether pornography is healthy with Carlyle Jansen and the top tips for spring cleaning with Gloria Czomko

We specifically discuss:

Thyroid Health and Endocrine Balance

  • What are the main glands of the endocrine system and how do they function?
  • Pituitary gland is the master gland
  • Why is thyroid disease so prevalent today?
  • Synthroid and natural thyroid products
  • Why are auto-immune disorders skyrocketing?
  • What are the symptoms of hypothyroidism?
  • What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism?
  • “Adrenal fatigue”
  • Lifechoice.net 

Gender and Diversity in Orthopedic Surgery

  • Inequities in health care
  • Female orthopedic surgeons in Canada
  • The gender pay gap
  • How do women practice medicine differently?
  • Gender and diversity issues for patients

Is Pornography Healthy?

  • Is pornography healthy for the performer?
  • technology and ethical pornography
  • “fair trade” pornography
  • Pornhub and the monetization of pornography
  • Cherry Stems
  • Pink Label TV
  • Is pornography unhealthy for viewers
  • Is paying for pornography ethical?

Top Tips for Spring Cleaning

  • Why do some people dread the spring cleaning process?
  • What are the biggest challenges to conducting a spring cleaning?
  • What do you need to do in advance of the cleaning?
  • Getting rid of furniture
  • Apps: Garage Sale, Declutter, BySellNow, Poshmark
  • Consignment shops
  • Recyclemyelectronics
  • Toxic Taxi
  • Dr. Thym
  • Better Life Cleaner
  • Simply Clean
  • DYI solutions

To learn more about Dr. Eldon Dahl ND and LifeChoice go here.

To learn more about Dr. Erin Boynton  go here.

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

To learn more about Gloria Czomko go here.