Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 19 and 19, 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 what happens when too few apartments are built with Mitchell Abrahams, the treatment of shoulder tendonitis with Dr.Jacques Toueg, grounding through gardening with Megan Horsley and natural approach to anti-aging of your skin with Dr.Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

25 Years With Few Purpose Built Apartments

  • <9% of units of housing built are purpose built apartment for nearly 25 years
  • Rent controls
  • Real estate cycle
  • Constriction of Supply
  • Aged Apartment Stock
  • Legislation which promoted capital improvements
  • Low Interest Rates
  • Demand for rental units
  • The developing balanced rental market
  • Long term policy

The Treatment of Shoulder Tendonitis

  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Rotator Cuff injuries
  • Weekend warriors
  • Dynamic Warm-ups
  • Stretching Cool-downs
  • Ultrasound and MRI diagnostic testing
  • Treating inflammation
  • How to avoid injuries

Grounding Through Gardening

  • Grounding/Earthing
  • Interacting with the soil
  • Neutralizing free radicals
  • The benefits of gardening
  • Community through gardening

The Natural Approach to Anti-aging for your Skin

  • How foods affect your skin
  • Ayurvedic approach
  • Chinese-Medicine approach
  • Skin protection – UVA and UVB rays
  • Topical treatments for wrinkles
  • Antioxidants
  • Cell regulators
  • Facial massage
  • Alternatives to botox treatment


For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Dr. Jacques Toueg and ICS Montreal go here.

To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.