Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 17 and 18, 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 your immunity and the hygiene hypothesis with Dr. Ludovic Brunel ND, the cuisine of Indonesia with Naomi Bussin, sex myths and mistakes that people make with Carlyle Jansen and cooking with asparagus with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Immunity and the Hygiene Hypothesis

  • Immunity is still a relevant health and wellness topic
  • Auto-immune rates are increasing
  • “The Hygiene Hypothesis”
  • Decreasing exposure to bacteria and other microbes
  • Probiotics
  • How do probiotics trigger the auto-immune function?
  • How do probiotics get to the intestines?
  • Enteric coating
  • Can our diet help our immunity?
  • Fiber
  • Vitamin D
  • Zinc and Astragalus for older Canadians
  • Supplement recommendations

The Cuisine of Indonesia

Sex Myths and Mistakes That People Make

  • Orgasms
  • Sex techniques
  • Does size matter?
  • Everybody else is having better sex than you

Cooking with Asparagus

  • Why should we cook with asparagus?
  • Prepping and cooking your Spring asparagus
  • Storage
  • Roasted
  • Grilled
  • In puff pastry
  • In a frittata,
  • With cacio e pepe pasta
  • Pureed in soup

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

To learn more about Dr. Ludovic Brunel go here

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

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

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.