#132 Pivoting From Live To Digital Health, Bringing Hand Washing Stations to Remote Locations, Home Workout Protocols and Mood Boosting Foods

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
  • Post-Covid-19 efficiencies
  • What has been learned from operating digitally during Covid-19?
  • Where are the improvements going to come?
  • Physician efficiencies

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
  • Residential applications
  • Post-Covid-19 applications

Home Workout Protocols

  • Preparing for workouts – proper dress, hydration
  • Workout structure – dynamic warm up
  • Avoiding injuries
  • 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
  • Brazil nuts
  • Omega-3 Fish
  • Oats
  • Turkey
  • Spinach
  • Dark chocolate
  • Drink water!

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

To learn more about Phil Warren and Saniflo go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

#122 Women’s Health Issues, Interior Design For Seniors, Drinking Your Calories and The “Right Effort” To Achieve Your Health Goals

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 7 and 8, 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 women’s health issues with Andrea Donsky RHN, interior designing for seniors with Leanne Masellis and Rosemary Chemello, drinking your calories with Shauna Lindzon,  and how the “Right Effort” can help you attain your health goals with Kathleen Trotter

We specifically discuss:

Women’s Health Issues

  • Women’s heart health
  • Presentations of heart disease in women
  • Diminishing risk of heart disease in women
  • Fitness: mental health, bone density, muscle mass
  • Maintaining muscle mass
  • Getting enough protein
  • Beef bone broth and collagen
  • Bone broth capsules or powders

Interior Design for Seniors

  • Maneuverability
  • Aging in place
  • Independence in the home
  • The front door
  • Organizing – for height, weight, etc.
  • Condominiums – entries, washroom size
  • Comfort

Drinking Your Calories

  • Alcohols
  • Flavouring -syrups, juices, bitters
  • Kombucha
  • Specialty coffee drink
  • Smoothies and juices

“The Right Effort” and Health Goals

  • Right effort vs. busy effort
  • The outdated version of yourself
  • Starting somewhere
  • The right equipment
  • Making smart goals
  • Growth oriented mindset
  • Tweak the plan as you proceed
  • Guilt > shame

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

To learn more about Andrea Donsky go here.

To learn more about Leanne Masellis, Rosemary Chemello and their work at Dynamic Downsizers go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here