Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 15 and 16 2018 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 rent control with Mitchell Abrahams, maintaining your health over the holidays with systems not willpower with Kathleen Trotter, lifestyle hints for improving your mood with Dr. Emily Lipinski and Diabetes and the Risk to your Eye Health with Dr. Varun Chaudhary and Anida Westlake.
We specifically discuss:
What is Rent Control?
Recent Liberal changes to rent controls in Ontario
Institutional investing in the rent control environment
The cost of building and maintaining an apartment
subsidies to build or rent affordable housing
changing land use to allow for affordable housing – loosening zoning regulation
condominiums vs. purpose built rental buildings
How will continued growth impact the rental market?
The benefits of a new/modern rental unit
Freeing up rental supply
Maintaining Your Health Over The Holidays
Positive habits over the holidays
Mindfully indulge in what you love
Set up systems for your future self
Look at menus ahead of time
Bring your food to a party
Avoid mindless eating
“The Mustard Rule”
Planning your indulgence
Lifestyle Hints for Improving Your Mood
What makes us sad?
Commit to making a change to your mood
Mindfulness and meditation
Diabetes and the Risk to Eye Health
What is the risk to vision for diabetics?
diabetic retinopathy (“DR”)
the retina and vision loss
treatments for DR
Can an eye exam act as a diagnosis of diabetes?
Are diabetic eye checks routine?
What’s it like to be diagnosed with DR?
For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 8th and 9th, 2018 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 boosting energy with Dr. Gordon Chang; discuss why you should indulge over the holidays with Megan Horsley; learn all about vertical farming with Bob Legault and cannabis during Christmas with Rick Gillman. And there’s a Soul Segment too!
We specifically discuss:
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep:
Why do we get less sleep this time of year?
Sunlight and Vitamin D
Stress of the season
St. John’s Wort
Lifestyle changes for sleep
Why do we need to sleep?
Why You Should Indulge Over The Holidays:
Why do some people dread this time of year?
Setting up parameters
Its the holidays (stupid) – enjoy
Bring your own healthy food to the celebration
Mixing it up for your metabolism – avoiding starvation mode
Reducing fat or eating good fats
Indulging before New Years
What is vertical farming?
LED lighting mimicking sunlight
What are the benefits of vertical farming?
Hydroponics and Aquaponics
Is vertical farming cost effective?
Is this considered an organic product?
SOUL SEGMENT: Your Love Life
Cannabis and Christmas:
What issues and problems are people dealing with this time of year?
PTSD, Anxiety and Depression
How does cannabis help with mental health issues?
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Cannabis strains for mental health issues
Cannabis and interactions with alcohol
Cannabis and gift giving
Cannabis and the holiday celebrations
Cannabis dosing in holiday foods
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.
To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about vertical farming and Back 40 Growers go here.
To read Rick Gillman’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.