#65 Magnesium, Natural Ways to Boost Your Libido, Yoga for Heart Health and What Are We Having For Dinner?

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 2 and 3, 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 micro-nutrient Magnesium with Joel Thuna, natural ways to boost your libido with Megan Horsley, Yoga for your heart with Deborah Devine and what are we having for dinner with Vito Marinuzzi.

 

We specifically discuss:

Magnesium

  • Macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients
  • What does magnesium do?
  • What happens if you’re magnesium deficient?
  • Why do we want to take magnesium?
  • Can we get magnesium from our food?
  • Blood test for magnesium
  • Taking magnesium as a supplement
  • Elemental Magnesium and bio-availability

Natural Ways to Boost Your Libido

  • Reduce stress
  • Stress reducing activities
  • yoga and meditation
  • Thai Yoga Massage
  • Soaker tubs
  • Zinc rich foods
  • Maca
  • Being creative – sacral shakra

Yoga For Your Heart

  • Yoga and the expansive feeling
  • Healing yoga
  • Yoga and heart health
  • Dean Ornish
  • Calming of the thought fluctuations of the mind
  • Grief and PTSD
  • Yoga for a better sex life

What’s For Dinner?

  • Fondu
  • Faro
  • Tomahawk Steak
  • Slow cooked bbq chicken
  • Fresh pasta
  • Cacio e pepe
  • Amatriciano

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

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

To read Megan’s article on natural ways to boost your libido in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Deborah’s article on yoga and heart health in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here.

#64 Medical Cannabis and Integrated Health Care, Confidence is a Skill, Entering into the Edibles Market and What To Do When The Circumstances Change In The Care Of Your Loved One

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 26 and 27 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 medical cannabis and integrated health care with Shekhar Parmar, confidence is a skill with Carlyle Jansen, entering into the edibles market with Peter Neal and what to do when the circumstances change in the care of your loved one with David Bernstein.

We specifically discuss:

Medical Cannabis and Integrated Health Care

  • Medical Cannabis in the context of Western medicine
  • Quality of life
  • What does integrated health care mean?
  • Why is medical cannabis conducive to integrated health care?
  • What symptoms does medical cannabis treat?
  • Access to medical cannabis in context of integrated health care
  • minimum viable dosage
  • genetic markers and the metabolizing of medical cannabis
  • difficulties in dispensing information
  • opportunities for medical cannabis because it is different

Confidence is a Skill

  • Accepting your own body
  • What can we do to love ourselves?
  • Focus on the positive
  • How do we address what we’d like to improve?
  • Breaking down the concerns
  • Lifestyle for confidence – exercise, health, sleep
  • Get your partner involved
  • There’s more than one kind of sexy
  • The process takes time

Entering Into The Edibles Market

  • Why enter the edibles market?
  • Advocating for cannabis through good food
  • Edibles legalization in October/November 2019
  • Product lines – confectionery, snacks
  • Micro-dosing to 100milligrams
  • Packaging concerns
  • Best practices in food production
  • Healthy ingredients in edibles
  • How do the other ingredients impact the cannabis?

What To Do When The Circumstances Change In The Care of Your Loved One

  • Health cares situations are dynamic
  • Event driven necessity
  • Private caregivers need more help
  • Small incremental changes
  • Differing Opinions as between family members
  • Which incremental changes are more serious?
  • Safety, Independence, Quality of Life
  • Risk of Falling
  • The cost of private care
  • Being a caregiver changes personal relationships between family members
  • Quality of Time as a Family

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.

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

To learn more about Peter Neal and Neal Brothers go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein and Caregivers go here.