#100!!!! There’s An Herbal Remedy For That, Homelessness in Toronto, The Ins and Outs of Blood Sugar Control and Flexibility and Mobility

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 5 and 6, 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 specific herbal remedies that help with various common conditions with Joel Thuna, what homelessness looks like in Toronto and what we can do about it with Teresa Vasilopoulos, the ins and outs of blood sugar control with Shauna Lindzon and why we should care about flexibility and mobility with Stacey Irvine.

We specifically discuss:

Herbal Remedies for Common Conditions

  • The foundation of good health
  • Cold and Flu
  • Boosting Immunity
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Getting a Good Night Sleep
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Mood
  • Virility

Homelessness in Toronto

  • WoodGreen
  • The face of poverty in Toronto
  • “Less Homeless” Awareness Campaign
  • What are the poverty statistics?
  • What can listeners do?
  • #lesshomeless
  • Where do donations go?
  • Beyond awareness
  • World Homeless Day – October 10

The Ins and Outs of Blood Sugar Control

  • What should you eat to control blood sugar levels?
  • Fiber
  • Artificial sweeteners
  • Avoiding fatigue
  • Fat, Protein and Fiber
  • Complex Carbohydrates
  • Chew your food
  • “Go to” snack

Flexibility and Mobility (And Why We Should Care)

  • Flexibility and mobility are crucial
  • When you’re injured it’s too late
  • The difference between flexibility and mobility
  • As we age extra flexibility can work against us
  • injuries come when there’s a lack of mobility
  • mobility and strength training
  • Is mobility more important than flexibility?
  • What happens if you don’t improve mobility?

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 Teresa Vasilopoulos and her work at Woodgreen go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Stacey Irvine go here.

#69 The Health Benefits of Fibre, Beating Surgery Wait Times in Ontario, Disagreeing With Your Kids’ Choices and Sad Feelings After Sex

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on Mar 2, 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 fibre with Joel Thuna, surgery wait times with Dr.Jacques Toueg, what to do when we disagree with our kids’ choices with Lesley Sandler-Griff and why we’re sometimes sad after sex with Carlyle Jansen.

 

We specifically discuss:

Fibre

  • What is fibre?
  • What does fibre do for us?
  • Nutrient absorption
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Blood sugar levels
  • Can we get fibre from our food?
  • Is there such a thing as too much fibre?
  • Supplementation

Beating Surgery Wait Times in Ontario

  • Private clinics in Quebec
  • Statistics on wait times for elective surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Why are wait times so bad; why do we care?
  • The cost of surgery wait time
  • Wait time can cause further injury
  • Who visits private clinics?
  • Benefits of going to a Canadian private clinic
  • First steps

When We Disagree With Our Kids’ Choices

  • Kids making choices
  • What does it mean to “like” your kids’ choices?
  • When do “partner” decisions become material?
  • How to voice concerns
  • Should parents be onside with each other
  • What sorts of issues are worth addressing?
  • What is the most important thing to think about when addressing an issue?

Why We’re Sometimes Sad After Sex

  • Crying after sex
  • What’s causing these events?
  • Hormones
  • Vulnerability
  • Unfulfilled Expectations
  • Tears of Joy
  • Preexisting conditions
  • What do you do if you cry after sex?
  • What do you do if your partner who cries after sex?
  • Orgasm as therapy

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

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

To learn more about Dr. Toueg and ICS clinic go here.

To read Carlyle’s article on crying after sex in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lesley Sandler-Griff go here.