#140 Natural Pet Health, Cooking and Storing Produce and Herbs, 5G Concerns and Procrastibaking

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 11 and 12 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 the natural treatment of your pet with Dr. Gordon Chang, cooking with and storing fresh produce and herbs with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen, the health concerns surrounding 5G with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and “procrastibaking” with Naomi Bussin.

We specifically discuss:

Natural Pet Health?

  • Human vs. pet physiology
  • The pet’s digestion system
  • The danger of chocolate
  • Parasites
  • Probiotics
  • The risks of anti-parasitic drugs
  • Do dogs need fiber in their diet?
  • Supplements for pets
  • Do pets suffer allergies?
  • joint care
  • Diet limitations – multi-vitamins

Cooking and Storing Fresh Produce and Herbs

  • Storing herbs dry
  • Storing vegetables
  • Refrigeration vs. non-refrigeration
  • Freezing herbs
  • Produce that should not be refrigerated
  • Bulk processing and freezing vegetables for future use
  • Condiments
  • Nuts and seeds

Is the 5G Network Safe?

  • What is 5G?
  • Benefits of 5G
  • What are the health concerns regarding 5G?
  • Increased radiation from cell phones
  • The 5G Appeal
  • Insuring cell phone towers
  • Are there any 5G studies available?
  • Is the fiber-optic network an alternative option?
  • Can we protect ourselves from EMF radiation?

Procrastibaking

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.

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

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

#137 The Importance of Colon Health to Your Immunity, Mindful Social Activism, In-Home Fitness and Nutrition and The Natural Treatment of Allergies

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 20 and 21 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 how your colon health impacts your immunity with Dr. Gordon Chang, how mindfulness coincides with social activism with Tracey Soghrati, in home fitness and nutrition with Megan Horsley and the natural treatment of allergies with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

How Does Your Colon Health Impact Your Immunity?

  • The road to good health is paved with good intestines
  • The importance of fiber
  • Fiber as a prebiotic
  • Probiotics – specific types
  • Getting probiotics from your diet
  • Digestion worsens with age
  • Digestive enzymes
  • What type of digestive enzymes are right for you?
  • What form of digestive enzyme should you look for – pill or liquid?
  • Digestion in the small intestine

Mindful Social Activism

  • Is there a link between mindfulness and social activism?
  • Rhonda Magee
  • Starting with curiosity
  • Gathering information
  • Being open and accepting
  • The role of social media vs. depth of connection

In Home Fitness and Nutrition

  • Personal training as it connects with holistic nutrition
  • Fit at home guide
  • Correcting form
  • Who is the program for?
  • The nutrition component – increasing protein
  • Wellness is a lifestyle decision – sustainability

The Natural Treatment of Allergies

  • Why do allergies occur?
  • Asthma and eczema
  • Typical treatments – antihistamines, allergy shots, cortical steroids
  • Supporting the immune system: probiotics
  • Vitamin D
  • Stinging Nettle and quercetin
  • Reducing exposure to allergens: dust reduction, hepa filters, natural cleaners

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

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