#162 Vitamin K2, The Use of DMT to Treat Addiction Disorders, The Health Benefits of Lemons and Foods That Contribute to Anxiety

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 12 and 13, 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 vitamin K2 with Joel Thuna, how the psychedelic molecule DMT helps treat addiction disorders with Timothy Ko, the health benefits of lemons with Jose Antonio Garcia and the foods that contribute to anxiety with Heather Lillico

We specifically discuss:

Vitamin K2

  • The discovery of Vitamin K2
  • The role of Vitamin K2
  • Bioavailability: MK4 and MK7
  • Dosages
  • Safety
  • How do we get Vitamin K2?
  • How does Vitamin K2 work?
  • Natto
  • Supplementation: stabilization of Vitamin K2
  • What is the best form to take Vitamin K2?
  • Who should be taking Vitamin K2?
  • Cost
  • Vitamin K’s role in metabolizing calcium
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Contraindications
  • How Vitamin K2 improves your eye health

DMT as a Treatment for Addiction Disorders

  • The problems with current addiction disorder treatment
  • Low rate of efficacy and high cost of conventional treatments
  • Stabilizing the patient so that psychotherapies can be utilized
  • The role of psychedelics in the process
  • Why use DMT?
  • The stabilization of Ayahuasca
  • Regulation of dosing
  • A personal connection

European Lemons

  • The history of cultivation of lemons in Europe
  • Lemon production in Murcia
  • The cultivation process
  • The technology used in the process
  • Sustainability
  • Reducing the need for chemicals and pesticides
  • Traceability
  • The varieties and taste of Spanish lemons

 Foods That Contribute to Anxiety

  • Caffeine
  • Refined and processed sugar
  • Alternatives to processed sugar
  • Alcohol
  • Red and processed meats
  • Dairy
  • How to Implement change
  • Ensuring that nutrients are still being consumed
  • How quickly will you see results?

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

To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Timothy Ko and Entheon go here.

To learn more about Jose Antonio Garcia go here.

To learn more about Heather Lillico go here.

#151 Make Your Bedroom A Sanctuary of Peace, Grey Divorce, Foods That Support Sleep, and Healthy Relationships

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 26 and 27, 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 how to make your bedroom a sanctuary of peace with Adarsh Shah, the phenomenon of grey divorce with Lorne Fine, foods that support sleep with Megan Horsley and the importance of healthy relationships with Montrella Cowan

We specifically discuss:

How To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Sanctuary of Peace

  • Pillows: “the mattress for your head”
  • How long should you use a pillow for?
  • How do you find the right pillow?
  • New pillow technology
  • duvet/comforters/blankets
  • Sheets

Grey Divorce

  • What is a grey divorce?
  • When do people get divorced?
  • Why is grey divorce happening?
  • Factors militating staying together
  • Assets: matrimonial homes, pensions etc.
  • Division of property
  • Hiring a financial consultant
  • Spousal support
  • Advice for those considering getting a divorce

Foods That Support Sleep

  • The interconnection between nutrition and sleep
  • How sleep affects nutrition
  • Inflammation
  • The gut-brain axis
  • Melatonin
  • Circadian rhythm
  • Foods high in tryptophan
  • Foods with Gaba
  • Herbal teas
  • Caffeine, sugar, alcohol, processed foods

The Importance of Healthy Relationships

  • Why is having healthy relationships so important?
  • Communication
  • What can we do to improve our relationship skills?
  • Let people know that what they’re feeling is okay
  • Give people space
  • How do you learn how to pick up on non-verbal cues?

For more information about show sponsor Ultramatic and Adarsh Shah go here.

To learn more about Lorne Fine go here

To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Montrella Cowan, go here