#71 Innovations in Cannabis, Zinc and Men’s Health, Mindfulness and Self-Confidence and Cancer Food Myths and Controversies

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 16, 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 cannabis innovations with Shekhar Parmar, zinc for men’s health with Megan Horsley, mindfulness and confidence with Tracey Soghrati and Cancer Food Myths and Controversies with dietician Shauna Lindzon.

We specifically discuss:

Cannabis Innovations

  • The process of getting a cannabis product to market
  • The Canadian industry reputation
  • Is Canada “cutting edge” in terms of innovation?
  • Delivery Systems
  • Fostering business – federally, provincially
  • Closing window of advantage
  • University support – courses, research
  • Areas of innovation in the industry
  • Other cannibanoids
  • New delivery systems
  • Formulations of specific cannibanoid combinations for specific health issue

Zinc For Men’s Health

  • How does zinc help with men’s health
  • Testosterone/Estrogen
  • Sperm production
  • Antibacterial
  • Food sources of zinc
  • blood pressure reduction
  • cholesterol reduction
  • thyroid health
  • zinc in reproductive health

Mindfulness and Self-Confidence

  • Awareness of mindset
  • fixed vs. growth mindset
  • cognitive restructuring of fixed mindset
  • cognitive distortions
  • catastrophising
  • over-generalization
  • core-negative image
  • filtering
  • cultivating compassion for ourselves

Cancer Food Myths and Controversies

  • Soy/Cancer connection
  • whole soy vs. highly processed soy
  • phytoestrogens
  • Organic and Non GMO foods
  • Is coconut oil healthy?
  • Does sugar feed cancer?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.

To read Megan’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

#50 Life Hacks for Kidney Health, Non-GMO Month, The Health Implications of Recreational Cannabis and Yoga Stretches for Tight Muscless

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 20 2018 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 talk kidney health with Joel Thuna, non GMO month with Megan Horsley, the health implications of recreational cannabis with Rick Gillman and yoga stretches for tight muscles with Lisa Greenbaum.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Life Hacks for Kidney Health

  • What do kidneys do?
  • Kidneys and electrolytes
  • Key electrolytes
  • Kidneys and blood pressure
  • EPO
  • Kidney Stones
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • 10 Lifestyle Hacks For Kidney Health

October is non-GMO Month

  • What is a Genetically Modified Organism?
  • Are GMO’s really different from grafts or hybrids?
  • Why are GMO’s created?
  • Why are GMO’s bad?
  • organic farming practices
  • avoiding GMOs
  • resources

The Health Implications of Recreational Cannabis

  • What is cannabis?
  • CBD
  • THC
  • Sativa
  • Indica
  • Smoking, vaporizing, edibles and oils
  • cannabis allergies
  • cannabis addiction
  • side effects cannabis

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Relationships

Yoga Stretches for Tight Muscles

  • Who tends to have tight hips?
  • exercise and sitting
  • getting up/walking
  • stretching
  • slow micro-movements
  • tight shoulders

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

To read Joel’s article on detoxing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Megan’s article on non-GMO month in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Rick’s article on recreational Cannabis in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Lisa’s article on yoga for tight muscles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.