#106 The Healing Qualities of Rhodiola Rosea, Reconciling Dignity and Safety While Aging, Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Cooking with Salt

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 16 and 17, 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 amazing healing benefits of Rhodiola Rosea with Dr. Elie Klein ND, reconciling dignity vs. safety while aging with David Bernstein, breaking the cycle of pain with Rucsandra Mitrea and cooking with salt with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen

We specifically discuss:

Rhodiola Rosea

  • What is Rhodiola Rosea?
  • How is Rhodiola Rosea cultivated and harvested?
  • How was Rhodiola Rosea injested traditionally and currently?
  • What was Rhodiola Rosea traditionally used for?
  • Chronic stress
  • Chronic pain
  • Energy and libido
  • Digestive ailments
  • Mood, anxiety, mental acuity
  • Contraindications
  • Sample packs: solutions@nantonnutra.com

Reconciling Dignity vs. Safety

  • Safety vs. Autonomy
  • Dignity, Identity and Independence
  • Compromised dignity and aging

Breaking The Cycle of Pain

  • What is the cycle of pain?
  • The stages of the cycle of pain
  • Dealing with fear and stress
  • Deterioration of mobility
  • How to break the cycle of pain
  • Pain and emotions
  • The process isn’t linear

Cooking With Salt

  • The role of salt in cooking
  • Salt intake and reduction
  • Table salt
  • Sea salt, Maldon salt, Fleur de sel
  • Kosher salt
  • Brining
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
  • Salt substitutions and density

For more information about show sponsor Rhoziva (Nanton Nutraceuticals) and Dr. Elie Klein ND go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein and Caregiver Services Ltd. go here.

To  learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about  Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

#103 Cannabis and Mental Health, Mental Training For Healing Your Body, Three Great Overlooked Grains and Mindful Communications

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 26 and 27, 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 medical cannabis as a treatment for mental illnesses with Dr. Mandeep Singh, mental training for healing your body with Rucsandra Mitrea, three great overlooked grains with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and Mindful Communications with Tracey Soghrati

We specifically discuss:

Medical Cannabis and Mental Health

  • A holistic approach to treating mental health issues
  • How does medical cannabis fit in with a holistic approach?
  • Doctors’ reluctance to prescribe medical cannabis
  • Treating anxiety
  • Treating insomnia
  • Treating depression
  • ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Addiction risk to medical cannabis
  • Side affects of medical cannabis
  • Contraindications to using medical cannabis

Mental Training for Healing Your Body

  • Why dealing with pain is like training for the Olympics
  • The desire to heal is the driving force
  • The belief that you will heal
  • Facilitating mental and emotional health to help the body heal
  • A gradual process to changing beliefs
  • How to start the snowball rolling

Three Great Overlooked Grains

  • Cooking with whole grains
  • Farro
  • How to cook Farro
  • Amaranth
  • How to cook Amaranth
  • Millet

Mindful Communications

  • How do you mindfully listen?
  • What do people do in communication that is off-putting?
  • How do we improve our communication?
  • Being present to your own experience

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For more information about Dr. Mandeep Singh go here.

For more information about Rucsandra Mitrea and Vital Directives go here.

For more information about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.

For more information about Tracey Soghrati go here.