#166 Paying For Our Holiday Sins of Excess, Marriage Contracts, Keeping Your Mood Up During Trying Times and Positive Pandemic Nutrition Trends

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 9 and 10, 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 paying for our sins of excess over the holidays with Dr. Gordon Chang; the importance of marriage contracts with Sabina Haqqani; the natural approach to keeping your mood up during these challenging times with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the positive nutrition trends that came out of Covid-19 with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Paying For Our Sins of Holiday Excess

  • Holiday Sins
  • What approach should you take to correcting excess?
  • Boosting your metabolism
  • The proper approach to cleansing
  • “A good sweat”
  • What are reasonable expectations from a cleanse?
  • Liver, kidney and lung cleanses
  • Supplements to support exercise

The Importance of Marriage Contracts

  • What is a marriage contract?
  • What can you, or can’t you, contract for?
  • When will a court set aside part or all of a marriage contract?
  • Transparency and full disclosure
  • Independent legal advice
  • Do you need a lawyer to draft a marriage contract?
  • Are marriage contracts just for wealthy people?
  • Can you create a marriage contract after the marriage?
  • Can you amend a marriage contract?
  • Timing of the agreement and duress

How To Keep Your Mood Up, Naturally

  • Covid-19 and mental health issues
  • SAD
  • The connection between chronic stress and mood
  • The pillars of stress management
  • Food and your mood
  • Breakfast!
  • Avoiding refined foods
  • Mood boosting activities
  • SAD lamps

Positive Nutrition Trends Coming out of Covid-19

  • New culinary skills development
  • Food shopping
  • Caring for others’ nutrition
  • Eating for one

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

To learn more about Sabina Haqqani go here

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

#165 Vitamin K2 MK-7 and Your Lungs, Beating Cooking Fatigue, Cannabis and the Treatment of Pain, and the Mindful Year in Review

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 2 and 3, 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 vitamin K2 MK-7 and your lungs with Joel Thuna, how to beat cooking fatigue with Naomi Bussin, Cannabis and the treatment of pain with Dr. Mark Ware and a mindful year in review with Tracey Soghrati

We specifically discuss:

Vitamin K2 MK-7 and Your Lungs

  • Vitamin K2
  • What do our lungs do?
  • What can negatively impact your lungs?
  • Pneumonia
  • How does Covid-19 impact your lungs?
  • What do your lungs need to work properly?
  • Elastin
  • Calcium
  • MK-7 and calcium
  • How much MK-7 do we need?
  • MK-7 and Covid-19

How to Combat Cooking Fatigue

Cannabis and the Treatment of Pain

  • What do we know about cannabis and chronic pain?
  • CBD and THC
  • How does cannabis compare to traditional pain treatments?
  • Clinical vs. empirical studies of cannabis
  • Recreational cannabis and self-medication
  • Consult with a medical practitioner
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Where can Canadians get more information about medical cannabis?

A Mindful Year in Review

  • Why is self-reflection so important?
  • Cognitive fusion
  • Avoiding self-judgment
  • Unconditional positive self-regard
  • Curiosity inventory
  • Perceptions of self-care
  • Underlying belief systems
  • How to execute a curiosity inventory

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

To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read articles by Naomi Bussin in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Mark Ware go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.