Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 29 and March 1, 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 the role of digital technology in dealing with a public health crisis with George Barakat, how personal responsibility leads to well being with Rucsandra Mitrea, solo pleasure when you’re in a relationship with Carlyle Jansen,  and dealing with gut inflammation with Nadia Rizzo ND

We specifically discuss:

Digital Technology and a Public Health Crisis

  • Technology impacting public health
  • Information gathering and dissemination
  • Takeaway points from SARS
  • Treatment in remote areas – isolating and quarantining
  • Conveying and sharing information
  • First Responders
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Omnichannel

Personal Responsibility and The Path to Well-being

  • Giving away personal responsibility
  • Interviewing your practitioners
  • What does giving away your power look like?
  • How does it feel when you keep your power?
  • Once you cede your power, can you get it back?

Solo Pleasure When Coupled

  • Is it okay to masturbate when in a monogamous relationship?
  • Masturbation and self-esteem
  • Is this a common practice?
  • Differences between males and females
  • Helping with sexual challenges
  • When your partner isn’t there
  • Is masturbation cheating?
  • Pornography
  • Is there such a thing as too much masturbation?

Gut Inflammation

  • Inflammation in the gut, not belly fat
  • Food sensitivities vs. food allergies
  • Determining a food sensitivity
  • Inflammation and weight retention
  • Food elimination program
  • Reintroducing food back into the diet

For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and the work she does at Vital Directives go here.

To read Carlyle Jansen’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Nadia Rizzo ND go here.