#93 Psychedelics for Wellness and End of Life, Hosting a Holistic Barbecue , Mortality and No Cook Dinners

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on Aug17, 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 chat about psychedelics for wellness and end of life with Dr. Sanjeev Goel, hosting a holistic barbecue with Megan Horsley RHN, mortality with David Bernstein and No Cook Dinners with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen

We specifically discuss:

Psychedelics for wellness and end of life

  • What are psychedelics?
  • How do psychedelics act on our bodies?
  • How were psychedelics historically used?
  • Three categories of psychedelics
  • How are psychedelics used today?
  • The “God Particle”
  • Is there a permanent shift after taking psychedelics?
  • Are the psychedelics psychologically addictive?
  • The “Bad Trip”
  • The efficacy of psychedelics for wellness
  • End of Life/Palliative Care
  • Safety and Legal Considerations

Hosting a Holistic Barbecue:

  • Satisfying specific diets
  • Beyond Meat vs. Home Made Plant Based Foods
  • Tempeh Skewers
  • Satisfying the Keto diet
  • Etiquette
  • Environmental impact of hosting
  • Dessert

Mortality

  • Life on your own terms
  • The Beginner’s Guide To The End
  • Identity, Dignity vs.Risk
  • Quality and Quantity of Life
  • The Shrinking Universe
  • Purpose
  • Appreciating the Moments

No Cook Dinners:

  • What are “No Cook Dinners”?
  • Poke Bowls
  • Vietnamese Noodle Salad
  • Hand Rolls
  • Lobster Rolls
  • Pre-Cooked Rotisserie Chicken
  • Hummus Wrap

For more information about show sponsor Peakhuman and Dr. Sanjeev Goel go here.

To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about David Bernstein go here

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here

#92 Joint Care For Your Pet, How To Be A “Salad Whisperer”, Mindfulness and Cognitive Distortions and Health Washing

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on Aug10, 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 chat about joint health for cats and dogs with Dr. Gordon Chang, how to make amazing salads with Naomi Bussin, mindfulness and cognitive distortions with Tracey Soghrati and health washing in the marketing of foods with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Joint Health for Dogs and Cats:

  • Do Dogs and Cats have the same health issues as humans?
  • Dosage for pets
  • Arthritis, joint pain, inflammation
  • Supplements for pet health
  • Are people looking for natural remedies for their pets?
  • Is CBD appropriate for pets?
  • What type of Glucosamine is appropriate for pets?
  • Supplementing for pets as a preventative measure
  • Healthy lifestyle for pets

How To Be A “Salad Whisperer”:

  • What is a “Salad Whisperer”?
  • What makes a great salad?
  • Acid, salt, crunch and variety
  • Tomato Salad – Six Seasons
  • Brussels Sprouts Salad – Shaya
  • Swiss Chard Salad – Food 52
  • Wheat Berry and Grilled Corn Salad – Bonnie Stern

Mindfulness and Cognitive Distortions:

  • Mindfulness and the mind
  • Subjectivity and reality
  • Cognitive Distortions
  • Filtering
  • Polarized Thinking
  • Over-generalization
  • Jumping To Conclusions
  • Catastrophising
  • Personalization

“Health Washing” in the Marketing of Foods:

  • What is “Health Washing”?
  • What does “natural” mean in the context of prepared foods?
  • Read the ingredients vs. the health claims
  • What does “light” or “lite” mean?
  • Buy whole foods

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To read Naomi Bussin’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here