#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.

#95 Is Benefits of The Keto Diet, The Hidden Opioid Crisis, Transitioning Into A Fall Fitness Routine and the Natural Treatment of Stress

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 31 and September 1, 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 ins and outs of the keto diet with Ryan Foley, the hidden opioid crisis with Dr. Hance Clarke, your Fall fitness routine with Dr. Stacey Irvine and the natural approach to treating stress with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

Is The Keto Diet Right For You?

  • What is the Keto diet/lifestyle?
  • How does the Keto diet/lifestyle work?
  • What is nutritional ketosis/the ketogenic state?
  • What are the health benefits of the Keto diet/lifestyle?
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-Inflammation, Anti-Free Radicals
  • Neurological benefits
  • Accelerated weight loss
  • Maintain muscle mass
  • The Adaptation Stage
  • The Keto Flu
  • The Maintenance Stage

The Hidden Opioid Crisis

  • The purpose and intent of the 2017 Canadian Opioid Guidelines
  • Current risks to high dose opioid users
  • Reduced access to opioids via prescription
  • Denial of health care
  • How is the government dealing with the cohort of high dose opioid users?
  • Multi-disciplinary pain care
  • What is the solution?
  • Pain and addiction services into the family practice setting

Transitioning Into Your Fall Fitness Routine

  • When is the best time to think about your fitness routine?
  • The routine is key
  • Thinking about your fitness routine
  • Enjoyment is crucial to success
  • Weight training allows you to do other activities
  • Be realistic about your schedule
  • Movement breaks
  • Check your gear
  • Deal with existing injuries

The Natural Treatment of Stress

  • Who is suffering from stress?
  • What is causing people stress?
  • What are the symptoms of stress?
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Caffeine
  • Whole food diets
  • Personal contact
  • Exercise
  • Mindfulness
  • Cannabis

For more information about show sponsor Ketoplex by Nuvocare Health Sciences and Ryan Foley go here.

To learn more about Dr. Hance Clarke and is work go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stacey Irvine and her work go here.

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