#193 Men’s Health Over 50, Stress Urinary Incontinence, the Best Summer Dry Rubs and Positive vs. Negative Problem Orientation

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 17 and 18, 2021 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 men’s health issues as they age with Dr. Gordon Chang, the treatment of stress urinary incontinence with Lauren Barker, the best Summer dry spice rubs with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and positive vs. negative problem orientations with Tracey Soghrati

We specifically discuss:

Men’s Health Over 50

  • Digestion of nutrients
  • Hormonal changes
  • Necessary diet and supplementation
  • Exercise: to help with testosterone
  • Supplementing for testosterone
  • Glucosamine
  • Protein
  • Multivitamins
  • Phytonutrients
  • Adaptogenic herbs
  • Antioxidants

Stress Urinary Incontinence

  • What is Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)?
  • Why is SUI a taboo subject?
  • How common is SUI?
  • Managing SUI vs. solving the problem
  • Traditional pessaries and non-invasive solutions
  • Kegel exercises
  • Why does SUI impact women more as they age?
  • OFFER !!! $50 off of Uresta (available until July 31, 2021)

The Best Summer Dry Rubs

  • Dry rubs vs. marinades
  • What is a dry rub?
  • What are the best ways to apply a dry rub?
  • Should there be sugar in the dry rub?
  • Corn starch in dry rubs for a crust for steaks in cast iron
  • Porcini mushroom rub
  • Ratio of dry rub to meat
  • Dry rubs on vegetables

Positive vs. Negative Problem Orientation

  • Why does how we approach problems matter?
  • If you approach a problem negatively…
  • What is a negative problem orientation?
  • What is a positive problem orientation?
  • Positive problem orientation is a learnable skill
  • How does pessimism factor in?
  • Asking for help

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

To learn more about Lauren Barker and Uresta go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

#184 The Subclinical Effects of Inflammation, The Nutritional Value of Peanuts for Small Children, Homemade Pizza and Movement Longevity

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 15 and 16, 2021 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 to understand the subclinical effects of inflammation with Dr. Gordon Chang, the health benefits of peanuts for young children with Dr. Samara Sterling, delicious homemade pizza with Naomi Bussin and the concept of movement longevity with Dr. Erin Boynton.

We specifically discuss:

Subclinical Effects of Inflammation

  • Inflammation and disease
  • Covid-19 and the body’s response to inflammation
  • Plaque formation
  • What is a subclinical inflammation?
  • Antioxidants and free radicals
  • Exercise
  • Pesticides and other toxins
  • Herd immunity
  • Our genetic make-up and predisposition to inflammation
  • Boosting immunity

The Nutritional Value of Peanuts for Small Children

  • Are peanuts suitable for small children?
  • Complimentary foods
  • The infant at 6 months
  • Integrating peanuts into the child’s diet
  • Nutritional benefits of peanuts
  • Copper, Arginine, Protein, Fats
  • Allergic reactions to peanuts
  • Benefits of early integration into the diet
  • Can pregnant women eat peanuts?
  • The Peanut Institute

Homemade Pizza!

  • Best pizzas in Toronto
  • Why bother to make pizza?
  • What does homemade pizza mean?
  • Pizza crust
  • Sauce
  • Toppings
  • Pizza Czar, Anthony Falco

Movement Longevity 

  • What is movement longevity?
  • Why do we move?
  • Planning to maintain your exercise as you age
  • Preparing your body for the imbalances over time
  • Create a foundation for movement
  • Movement assessments
  • Postural exercises
  • Supermans, push-ups, dead bugs, arm circles, squats, lunges
  • Lifestyle choices for movement longevity
  • When should we do these exercises?

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

To learn more about Dr. Samara Sterling go here.

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

To learn more about Dr. Erin Boynton go here.