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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Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 3 and 4, 2019 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 truths and myths of herbal remedies with Joel Thuna, male sexual dysfunction with Carlyle Jansen, what you should know before going into surgery with Patrick Nellis and food safety in restaurants with Vito Marinuzzi
We specifically discuss:
The Truths and Myths of Herbal Remedies
Are herbal remedies drugs?
Advantages of herbal remedies
How does the government perceive herbal remedies?
Are herbal remedies safe/Can you overdose on them?
Is there scientific proof of herbal remedies?
Are there side effects to herbal remedies?
How do you find the best possible herbal remedies?
Male Sexual Dysfunction
Sometimes men are not in the mood
The reasons for men’s lack of desire
Men are expected to “Man Up”
Do men want to be desired?
What are the benefits of men being desired?
What To Expect When You’re Expecting To Have Surgery
Why is it important for patients to prepare for surgery
The patient’s role in the surgery process
Why aren’t the doctors providing this information?
How do you keep track of what is important presurgery?
What is important to do presurgery?
The patient involved in the decision making process in the health care process
How do patients become more involved in the health care process?