#123 Bone Health, Mindfully Saving the Planet, Cooking With an Instant Pot and Getting Ready To Exercise Outdoors in Spring

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 14 and 15, 2020 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 bone and joint health with Dr. Gordon Chang, whether mindfulness can save the world with Tracey Soghrati, cooking with an instant pot with Naomi Bussin and getting ready to exercise outdoors with Stacy Irvine.

We specifically discuss:

Bone and Joint Health

  • Osteoporosis
  • Weight bearing exercise
  • Calcium and Vitamin D
  • Controlling the breakdown of the bone
  • Minerals and nutrients
  • The Keto diet
  • Calcium levels in your blood
  • Testing for bone density
  • Vitamin B complex
  • Anti-Oxidants
  • Trace minerals

Can Mindfulness Save the World?

  • Mindful people making thoughtful choices
  • What is mindfulness?
  • Are people overwhelmed?
  • Practice open awareness
  • Over-consumption
  • Mindful eating
  • Vegetarianism and climate change
  • Energy use and transportation

Cooking With and Instant Pot

Getting Ready To Exercise Outdoors for Spring

  • Exercise outdoors
  • Shifting environments and equipment
  • Stabilizing ankles
  • Balance and ankle strength
  • Layering you clothing
  • Warm ups
  • Reflective clothing
  • Pace yourself

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

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

To learn more about Stacy Irvine go here.

 

#122 Women’s Health Issues, Interior Design For Seniors, Drinking Your Calories and The “Right Effort” To Achieve Your Health Goals

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 7 and 8, 2020 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 women’s health issues with Andrea Donsky RHN, interior designing for seniors with Leanne Masellis and Rosemary Chemello, drinking your calories with Shauna Lindzon,  and how the “Right Effort” can help you attain your health goals with Kathleen Trotter

We specifically discuss:

Women’s Health Issues

  • Women’s heart health
  • Presentations of heart disease in women
  • Diminishing risk of heart disease in women
  • Fitness: mental health, bone density, muscle mass
  • Maintaining muscle mass
  • Getting enough protein
  • Beef bone broth and collagen
  • Bone broth capsules or powders

Interior Design for Seniors

  • Maneuverability
  • Aging in place
  • Independence in the home
  • The front door
  • Organizing – for height, weight, etc.
  • Condominiums – entries, washroom size
  • Comfort

Drinking Your Calories

  • Alcohols
  • Flavouring -syrups, juices, bitters
  • Kombucha
  • Specialty coffee drink
  • Smoothies and juices

“The Right Effort” and Health Goals

  • Right effort vs. busy effort
  • The outdated version of yourself
  • Starting somewhere
  • The right equipment
  • Making smart goals
  • Growth oriented mindset
  • Tweak the plan as you proceed
  • Guilt > shame

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

To learn more about Andrea Donsky go here.

To learn more about Leanne Masellis, Rosemary Chemello and their work at Dynamic Downsizers go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here