Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 13 and 14, 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 the connection between Type 2 Diabetes and heart disease with Dr. Alice Cheng, what to look for in health and wellness products with Dr. Eldon Dahl ND, the treatment of meniscus tears with Dr. Erin Boynton and building muscle as we age with Jodi Farber
We specifically discuss:
Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease
The link between Type 2 Diabetes and heart disease
Common risk factors
Why are people with Type 2 Diabetes 3x more likely to develop heart disease?
Those with Type 2 Diabetes assessing personal risk
What is prediabetes?
The glucose blood test
Controlling and reversing Diabetes
Lifestyle choices and medications
How can those with Type 2 Diabetes reduce risk of heart disease?
Are people necessarily aware that they are diabetic?
The benefits of virtual medicine
Some good coming out of Covid-19
What should people with Type 2 Diabetes or heart disease do?
What to Look For in Health and Wellness Products
Changes to the health and wellness industries in the 1990’s
The production of amino acids
What to look for in an amino acid
What are the differences between multi-vitamins in the Canadian market?
What should we look at in Melatonin?
Obtaining licensing for thyroid products
Treating Meniscus Tears
What is the meniscus?
How can you injure your meniscus?
The structure of the meniscus: the red and white zones
Operations vs. other treatments
Factors determining whether you’re a candidate for orthoscopy
Torn meniscus and arthritis
Long term problems of a torn meniscus
Exercise to help recovery
Surgical repair of a torn meniscus
Downsides of surgery
Building Muscle as We Age
Natural loss of muscle as we age
Reasons for building muscle
Reasonable expectations for building muscle over 50
Considerations if you’re intent on building muscle
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 30 and 31, 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 the health benefits of Vitamin D with Joel Thuna, eating lighter for Spring with Shauna Lindzon, whether metabolic training is right for you with Noah Schwartz and baking sourdough bread with Naomi Bussin
We specifically discuss:
The Health Benefits of Vitamin D
Why discuss Vitamin D?
What is Vitamin D?
Vitamin D2 and Vitamin D3
Sunlight and Vitamin D
Vitamin D added to foods
Which form of Vitamin D should you take?
Mood and Depression
Cancer – slowing development, decreased risk
Weight gain – regulating cortisol
Immunity – fighting infections of the respiratory tract
Eating Lighter For Spring
Beets and beet greens
Ramps and garlic scapes
Ontario greenhouse vegetables – strawberries, tomatoes etc.
Batch cooking Spring produce
Is Metabolic Training Right for You?
What is metabolic training?
Low impact training – walking, jogging
Consistency and lifestyle
What are the benefits of metabolic training?
What does a metabolic training session look like?
Can anybody do metabolic training?
Does metabolic training require a requisite level of fitness?