Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 19 and 20 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 factors impacting the residential real estate market in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, cannabis and seniors with Dr. Jonas Vanderzwan, healthy cooking hacks with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and traveling to Morocco with Elaine Dixson
We specifically discuss:
Factors Impacting the Residential Rental Market in Toronto
How long can you be in a positive real estate market?
The cultural/political impetus to be a home owner
Historically lower interest rates
AirBnB and short term rental
Interest Rates and Boomers
Interest Rate Income
Millennials and the Real Estate Market
Is Toronto a “World Class City”?
Cannabis and Seniors
Shift in demographics – seniors and cannabis
Lifting the stigma of cannabis
Why did doctors not previously embrace cannabis?
Senior population: poly-pharmacy, drug interactions
Cannabis instead of other medications
Legalization of the recreational market
Benefits of medical vs. self-medication with recreational market
Healthy Cooking Hacks
Setting Food Intentions
Changing sugar – switching out white sugar for coconut sugar
Changing dairy – switching to goat milk
Changing coffee – switching to matcha
Changing gluten – switching to fermented sourdough
Traveling to Morocco
The Sahara Desert
Variety of landscapes and terrains
Cities and UNESCO World Heritage sites
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Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 12th and 13th, 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 the efficacy and safety of herbal remedies with Dr. Gordon Chang, how to get more vegetables into your meals with Megan Horsley; mindfulness and being effective with Tracey Soghrati and extreme restaurant food trends with Vito Marinuzzi
We specifically discuss:
Efficacy and Safety of Herbal Remedies:
Do herbal remedies work?
The question of dosage
Pathways – opioid, cannibanoid, etc.
Toxicity of herbal remedies
Health Canada regulations
Safety of herbal remedies
How you make herbal remedies; active ingredients
How do you get an effect from herbal remedies?
Herbal remedies are more effective for chronic as opposed to acute conditions
Getting More Vegetables in your Meals:
Why is it important to eat vegetables?
How do we get vegetables into the diet?
Swapping out grains
Cauliflower rice and spiralized vegetables
Swap out wraps
Mindfulness and Effectiveness:
All actions have a cost or consequence
Five Gates of Speech
Is it the right time to say what I want to say?
Window of tolerance
Is what you want to say factual?
fact vs. opinion
Can I say what I want to say gently?
Is what I’m going to say to benefit all parties involved?
Is it actually necessary to say what I’m going to say?