Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 7, 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 discuss how to treat flatulence naturally with Master Herbalist, Joel Thuna; the top tips for exercising outdoors with Kathleen Trotter, what it’s like to defend an accused murderer with Boris Bytensky and the ins and outs of Hot Yoga with Rachelle Wintzen

We specifically discuss:

Treating Flatulence Naturally:

  • the physiology of flatulence?
  • Its all about the sulphur
  • causes of flatulence
  • conditions leading to flatulence
  • foods that lead to flatulence
  • “Fodmap”
  • Reducing flatulence

The Ins and Outs of Exercising Outdoors

  • Why exercise outdoors?
  • cost and accessibility
  • sun protection
  • hydration
  • viability
  • footwear
  • parks
  • cottages- water
  • water safety

What Its Like To Defend an Accused Murderer

  • What’s the hardest part of defending a murderer?
  • stress and the process
  • there are no small cases
  • technology and litigation
  • social media
  • cell phone
  • #metoo
  • fair trial
  • stress of practice

Hot Yoga:

  • What is hot yoga?
  • infrared heat
  • Bikram yoga
  • risk of injury
  • hydration
  • clothing
  • sweat


For Joel’s article about Flatulence in Tonic Magazine go here. 

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Boris Bytensky go here.

To read Rachelle’s article about Hot Yoga in Tonic Magazine go here.