Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 25 and 26, 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 Natural Herbs and Immunity with Caitlin Rivett-Carnac, Sleep Positions for Best Rest with Adarsh Shah, Summer Drink Alternatives with Megan Horsley and Taking the Yoga Practice Out of the Studio with Julie Watson
We specifically discuss:
Organic Herbs and Immunity
Growing herbs for herbal remedies
Why is understanding the source of the herb important?
What is involved in growing an organic herb?
The extraction process
The formulation of immune products
A proactive approach to immunity
What is the process in developing herbal products?
What do we know about sleep?
Why do we sleep on a flat surface?
Is there a proper sleep position?
What is the purpose of the pillow?
Should we concerned if we’re sleeping on our front, side or back?
Does the hardness affect the quality of sleep?
How do we avoid neck pain while sleeping?
How do we avoid back pain?
Summer Drink Alternatives
Should we rely on alcoholic drinks to hydrate?
Added refined sugar
Alcohol is digested faster than food
Diet soda and alternatives
Iced Coffee and Tea
Taking Yoga Outside The Studio
Yoga is more than movement
Connection and conversation through technology and social media
Dismantling the membership model
Outdoor yoga classes
What will studios look like when they reopen?
Online platforms – Zoom classes
For more information about show sponsor St. Francis Herb Farm go here.
To learn more about Adarsh Shah and Ultramatic go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 16 and 17, 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 pivoting to digital health with George Barakat, bringing hand washing stations to remote locations with Phil Warren, home workout protocols with Dr. Stacy Irvine and mood boosting foods with Carolyn Tanner Cohen
We specifically discuss:
Pivoting From Live to Digital Health
What does clinical health care look like now?
The challenges in rolling out digital health care nationally
Digital tracking of health care
What has been learned from operating digitally during Covid-19?
Where are the improvements going to come?
Remote Hand Washing
Grey water and black water
The problems of being sanitary on a construction site
Moving water through pumps
Implications for commercial use
Home Workout Protocols
Preparing for workouts – proper dress, hydration
Workout structure – dynamic warm up
Working through pain
Heat or Cold for muscle pain
Cool downs – static stretching
Mood Boosting Foods
Foods that make you feel worse – caffeine, sugar and alcohol
For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.
To learn more about Phil Warren and Saniflo go here.