Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 4 and 5, 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 the natural treatment of the prostate with Andrea Donsky, how technology can impact your sleep with Adarsh Shah, colon health and your digestion with Nadia Kotsos, and wound care during Covid-19 with Dr. Hance Clarke.
We specifically discuss:
Your Partner’s Prostate Health
What is the prostate gland and what does it do?
What can happen to the prostate gland?
Statistics surrounding BPH
Causes of BPH
What are the symptoms of BPH?
BPH vs. Cancer symptoms
Taking responsibility for your own health
After a diagnosis of BPH
How Technology Can Impact Your Sleep
Technology can both enhance or inhibit sleep
Sleep tracking technology wearables
Measuring heart rate, temperature, blood oxygen levels, sound, movement and breathing
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 27 and 28, 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 to assemble an all-natural first aid kit with Joel Thuna, why sleep is so important to your health with Adarsh Shah, the health benefits of turmeric with Dr. Nick Bitz ND and the future of restaurants in Toronto with Vito Marinuzzi
We specifically discuss:
Assembling an All-Natural First Aid Kit
Why should you have a natural first aid kit?
Knowledge of first aid is your first tool
Home, vacation, office and auto first aid kits
What every kit needs to have
The auto first aid kit: hand sanitizer, elastic bandages, tea tree ointment, ginger
The camping/hiking kit: probiotics, activated charcoal, insect sting relief pads,
White willow bark
Arnica or comfrey cream
Chamomile tea bags
Organic elderberry capsules
Organic turmeric capsules
NOT MENTIONED ON THE SHOW: Lavender Oil, Valerian Extract, Sterile Syringe, Clove Oil, Capsicum Cream
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
What is a good night’s sleep?
The sleep cycle
Why do some have difficulty getting to sleep?
Creating a calm environment for sleep
Eliminating blue light
Sleep and mood
How do we avoid waking up at night?
Alcohol impacts the sleep cycle
Age and the necessity for sleep
The Health Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric and curcumin
Inflammation and joint health
Brain health and moods
The process of growing and manufacturing turmeric as a supplement
What should you look for in a turmeric supplement?
The Future of Restaurants in Toronto
Coping with Covid-19 as a small business
Preserving the brand
Survival and trail-blazing
“Moving the wheel” -$20 four course dinners
Federal, Provincial and Municipal efforts to support small business
Issues in re-opening a restaurant in the future
Take-out and Pick-up orders
Ubereats and other delivery services
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To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.