#97 A Holistic Approach to Inflammation, Foods To Eat For Better Sleep, Fluoridation and Yoga For Athletes

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 14 and September 15, 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 holistic approach to treating inflammation with Jason Watkin, the foods you should eat for a better night sleep with Shauna Lindzon, whether our water should be fluoridated with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the benefits of yoga for athletes with Liz Doyle Harmer

We specifically discuss:

The Holistic Treatment of Inflammation

  • Inflammation underpinning many conditions
  • Psychological stress
  • Rest + sleep
  • Breath work
  • Parasympathetic state
  • Supplements for inflammation
  • Curcumin
  • What precedes inflammation?
  • The connection between stress and inflammation

The Foods That Will Help You Sleep

  • Foods that calm you and help you sleep
  • Folic Acid, B Vitamins, Calcium
  • Tryptophan and melatonin
  • Avoid heavy meals
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Magnesium

Should Our Water Be Fluoridated?

  • What is fluoride?
  • Do we get fluoride in our diet?
  • Foods that contain fluoride
  • How is fluoride beneficial?
  • Why would you take fluoride out of water?
  • Over-fluoridation and iodine absorption
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Fluoride and children
  • Guidelines for fluoride intake

Yoga For Athletes

  • Why would an athlete benefit from a yoga class?
  • Counteracting the act of sitting
  • Yin and Yang style classes
  • Yoga and core strength
  • Balance work
  • Sensing inside yourself
  • Mindfulness
  • Optimal breath
  • Recovery
  • Developing Awareness of Your Body

For more information about show sponsor Purica and Jason Watkin go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

To read the article on yoga for athletes (featuring Liz Doyle Harmer) in Tonic Magazine go here.

#94 Beating Back To Work Stress, Why The Intention Behind Your Workout Matters, Digital Health for Seniors and Advance Care Planning

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 24 and 25, 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 natural treatment of stress with Joel Thuna, why the intention behind your workout matters with Rucsandra Mitrea, Digital Health for Seniors with Michael Green and Zayna Khayat and Advance Care Planning with Chad Hammond

 

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Stress

  • Who suffers from stress?
  • Is all stress bad?
  • Stress equilibrium
  • Dealing with stress in the moment
  • Adaptogens – Ginseng
  • Vitamin B for a balanced diet
  • Essential Oils
  • A Healthy Diet
  • Sleep and Regular Exercise
  • Avoiding alcohol, smoking, vaping and other toxins

The Intention Behind Your Workout

  • What mistakes do people make to derail their workouts?
  • Body awareness
  • Punishment workouts
  • Why do we (should we) work out?
  • Why is it important to be focused in our workout?
  • Preserving the wellness in our bodies
  • Form and awareness

Digital Health For Seniors

  • What is the mandate for digital health for aging Canadians?
  • How can digital access to health care improve life for Canadians
  • Access2022
  • Is the Canadian health care system ready to deal with the aging population?
  • Why is digital access to health so important for Canada?
  • What will the future of health care in Canada look like?
  • Will there be push back from older Canadians in digitizing health?
  • The technology gap
  • What digital tools are and will be available to facilitate health care?

Advance Care Planning

  • What is advanced care planning?
  • Why don’t Canadians take steps to plan for advanced care?
  • Who are Canadians speaking with about advanced care planning?
  • When do we think we should be considering advance care planning?
  • To learn more about resources for advance care planning go here.

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s articles  in Tonic Magazine go here.

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

To learn more about Michael Green/Zayna Khayat and the work at Access2022 go here.

To learn more about Chad Hammond and his work at the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association go here.