#157 Garlic to Boost Immunity, Testosterone and Men’s Health, The Top Tips for Cooking With Online Recipes and Hypofrontality and Mindfulness

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 28 and 29, 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 how garlic can boost your immunity with Dr. Peter Josling, testosterone and men’s health with Robert Pierce, tips for cooking with online recipes with Shauna Lindzon and hypofrontality and mindfulness with Tracey Soghrati

We specifically discuss:

Garlic and Boosting Immunity

  • Keeping your immune system strong
  • Allicin, Vitamin D and Vitamin C
  • “Power Foods”
  • What is stabilized Allicin?
  • Why is Allicin effective?
  • Allicin vs. other garlic compounds
  • Contraindications
  • Side effects

Testosterone and Men’s Health

  • What does male pattern baldness tell you about a man’s health?
  • Signifiers of a hormone imbalance
  • Factors that can cause lower testosterone
  • Dealing with cortisol and estrogen
  • How do you keep up your testosterone levels up?
  • Top tips for men to live by

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The Top Tips For Cooking With Online Recipes

  • Deciding which online recipe to use
  • Curated classic cooking websites
  • Cooking technique websites
  • Read the whole recipe before you start
  • How relevant are the comment sections?
  • Recommended websites
  • Recipe editing
  • Food photography
  • Top Tip: look for recipes with fewer steps

Hypofrontality, Addiction and Mindfulness

  • What is hypofrontality?
  • The pre-frontal cortex
  • The amygdala and a “low boiling point”
  • The limbic system
  • The brain’s reward system
  • Impulse control, risk taking and addiction
  • How does mindfulness help with hypofrontality?

To learn more about Allicin and the work of Dr. Peter Josling go here.

For more information about Robert Pierce and Prairie Naturals go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

 

#125 Immune System Function and Support, Virtual Care and the Myths of Digital Health, Meatless Mondays and How Allicin Can Help Us Fight Infections

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 28 and 29, 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 immune system function and support with Ian Clark, Virtual Care and the Myths of Digital Health with Michael Green and Dr. Ramana Appireddy, meatless Mondays with Carolyn Tanner Cohen and how Allicin can help fight off viral and bacterial infections with Dr. Peter Josling

We specifically discuss:

Immune System Function and Support

  • How do we avoid getting sick?
  • Sympathetic and Parasympathetic systems
  • What suppresses the immune system?
  • Iodine and Magnesium
  • Keeping mentally strong
  • Pandemonium is internal

Virtual Care and the Myths of Digital Health

  • What is virtual care?
  • What are the benefits of virtual care for Canadians?
  • Can virtual care help prevent the spread of Covid-19
  • Mental health and self-isolating
  • Avoiding unnecessary journeys
  • The difficulties of virtual care
  • Misconceptions regarding virtual care
  • A doctor’s experience utilizing virtual tools
  • Patient feedback on virtual care technology

Meatless Mondays

  • Why are people considering cutting out (or down on) meat?
  • “Meatless Mondays” – going vegan one day a week
  • Vegan breakfast -oats + chia seed
  • Lentils for lunch
  • Powerball snacks
  • Cauliflower steaks for dinner

How Allicin Can Fight Infections

  • What is allicin?
  • Stabilizing allicin
  • How does allicin normalize the immune response?
  • Allicin kills bacteria and viruses
  • Can Allicin fight Covid-19?
  • Is allicin safe to take?
  • Are there contraindications for allicin?

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To learn more about Michael Green and Access 2022 go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here

To learn more about Allicin and the work of Dr. Peter Josling go here.