#183 Warm Weather Immunity, Non-Meat Barbecuing, Relief for Stressed Adrenals and Sex and Depression

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 8 and 9, 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’ll discuss maintaining your immunity through warmer weather with Andrea Donsky, non-meat barbecuing ideas with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen, how to relieve your stressed adrenal system with Heather Lillico and the connection between sex and depression with Carlyle Jansen

We specifically discuss:

Warm Weather Immunity

  • Supporting immunity all year round is important
  • Vitamin D
  • Converting Vitamin D from the sun as we age
  • Are Canadians getting optimal levels of Vitamin D?
  • Vitamin K2
  • Food sources of Vitamin D
  • Vitamin C
  • Zinc
  • Magnesium
  • Lifestyle choices

Non-meat Barbecuing

  • Vegetables as main dishes
  • Eggplant
  • Cauliflower
  • Zucchini
  • Feta or Haloumi cheese
  • Pizza
  • Cooking mats
  • Marinating

Relief for Stressed Adrenals

  • What do adrenal glands do?
  • Cortisol and Adrenaline
  • Chronic stress
  • The symptoms of chronic stress
  • “Tired and wired”
  • Foods to support your adrenal system
  • Supplementation
  • Foods to avoid
  • Lifestyle changes

Sex and Depression

  • Symptoms of depression
  • Consequences of depression regarding sex
  • Alienation and lack of connection
  • Impact on sex drive
  • Medications
  • Maintaining intimacy and connection
  • What can we do for our partners who are depressed?

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

To learn more about Andrea Donsky go here

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Heather Lillico go here

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

 

#182 The Importance of Vitamin K2D3, Yoga and Emotional Agility, The Best ofSpring Eating and Fitness Goals as We Age

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 1 and 2, 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 health efficacies of vitamin K2D3 with Ian Clark, how yoga can help foster emotional agility with Jelayna DaSilva, Spring eating with Shauna Lindzon and setting reasonable fitness goals in your 40’s, 50’s and 60’s with Dr. Stacy Irvine

We specifically discuss:

Vitamin K2D3

  • What is Vitamin K2D3?
  • How does Vitamin K2D3 work?
  • Which organs impacted by Vitamin K2D3?
  • Bone mineralization and preserving bone integrity
  • Immune support
  • The cardio-vascular system: calcification

Yoga and Emotional Agility

  • What is emotional agility?
  • What is the role of emotion?
  • Should we act on our emotions?
  • How can we act on and communicating our emotions?
  • Emotional granularity
  • The role of yoga
  • Breath exercises

Spring Eating

  • Spring produce
  • Greenhouse grown produce
  • Strawberries and asparagus!
  • (a bit of off-topic digression)
  • Herbs
  • Buying local
  • Delivery boxes

Fitness Goals For Your 40’s, 50’s and 60’s

  • Exercising in your 40’s – efficiency and maintenance
  • A reasonable workout schedule
  • What changes in your 50’s?
  • Muscle atrophy and sleep patterns
  • Scaling back +warm up and cool downs
  • Increasing mobility work
  • Posture
  • The 60’s and beyond
  • Balance and mobility
  • Preventing falls and building bone mass
  • Maintaining cardio ability
  • Combining exercise with your social life

For more information about Ian Clark show sponsor Activation Products go here.

To learn more about Jelayna DaSilva go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here

To learn more about Dr. Stacy Irvine go here.