#191 Men’s Health Issues, the Real Meaning of Yoga, Five Annual Flowers to Plant in Your Garden and Anxiety and the End of Covid-19 Restrictions

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 3  and 4, 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 discuss men’s health issues with Ian Clark, the real meaning of yoga with Julie Watson, five annual flowers to plant in your garden now with Melissa Cameron and anxiety and the end of Covid-19 restrictions with Kevin Frankish

We specifically discuss:

Men’s Health Issues

  • What are the big health concerns for men?
  • Hormonal health: testosterone and estrogen
  • Calcium equilibrium: Vitamin D3 and K2-MK7
  • How can you have a healthy heart?
  • Magnesium and stress
  • Reproductive long term health: Pumpkin seed oil

The Real Meaning of Yoga

  • How do most people think about their yoga practice?
  • Westernization of a sacred practice
  • What are the ‘8 limbs’ of yoga practice?
  • What is the concept of Ahimsa?
  • What is the concept of Satya?
  • What is the concept of Asteya?

5 Annual Flowers to Plant in Your Garden

  • Why would you include annual flowers into the garden?
  • The concept of direct sowing
  • Preparing the garden for direct sowing
  • Sunflowers
  • Calendula
  • Nasturtium
  • Cosmos
  • Zinnias
  • Dealing with poor soil
  • Edible flowers
  • Harvesting flowers
  • Storing seeds

Anxiety and the End of Covid-19 Restrictions

  • The easing of Covid-19 restrictions
  • Social anxiety
  • Struggling with choices and making plans
  • Thinking and preparing for change
  • Communicating your feelings
  • The risk of depression
  • The power of ‘hope’ that things can be better

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#162 Vitamin K2, The Use of DMT to Treat Addiction Disorders, The Health Benefits of Lemons and Foods That Contribute to Anxiety

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 12 and 13, 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 vitamin K2 with Joel Thuna, how the psychedelic molecule DMT helps treat addiction disorders with Timothy Ko, the health benefits of lemons with Jose Antonio Garcia and the foods that contribute to anxiety with Heather Lillico

We specifically discuss:

Vitamin K2

  • The discovery of Vitamin K2
  • The role of Vitamin K2
  • Bioavailability: MK4 and MK7
  • Dosages
  • Safety
  • How do we get Vitamin K2?
  • How does Vitamin K2 work?
  • Natto
  • Supplementation: stabilization of Vitamin K2
  • What is the best form to take Vitamin K2?
  • Who should be taking Vitamin K2?
  • Cost
  • Vitamin K’s role in metabolizing calcium
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Contraindications
  • How Vitamin K2 improves your eye health

DMT as a Treatment for Addiction Disorders

  • The problems with current addiction disorder treatment
  • Low rate of efficacy and high cost of conventional treatments
  • Stabilizing the patient so that psychotherapies can be utilized
  • The role of psychedelics in the process
  • Why use DMT?
  • The stabilization of Ayahuasca
  • Regulation of dosing
  • A personal connection

European Lemons

  • The history of cultivation of lemons in Europe
  • Lemon production in Murcia
  • The cultivation process
  • The technology used in the process
  • Sustainability
  • Reducing the need for chemicals and pesticides
  • Traceability
  • The varieties and taste of Spanish lemons

 Foods That Contribute to Anxiety

  • Caffeine
  • Refined and processed sugar
  • Alternatives to processed sugar
  • Alcohol
  • Red and processed meats
  • Dairy
  • How to Implement change
  • Ensuring that nutrients are still being consumed
  • How quickly will you see results?

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To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Timothy Ko and Entheon go here.

To learn more about Jose Antonio Garcia go here.

To learn more about Heather Lillico go here.