#165 Vitamin K2 MK-7 and Your Lungs, Beating Cooking Fatigue, Cannabis and the Treatment of Pain, and the Mindful Year in Review

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 2 and 3, 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 vitamin K2 MK-7 and your lungs with Joel Thuna, how to beat cooking fatigue with Naomi Bussin, Cannabis and the treatment of pain with Dr. Mark Ware and a mindful year in review with Tracey Soghrati

We specifically discuss:

Vitamin K2 MK-7 and Your Lungs

  • Vitamin K2
  • What do our lungs do?
  • What can negatively impact your lungs?
  • Pneumonia
  • How does Covid-19 impact your lungs?
  • What do your lungs need to work properly?
  • Elastin
  • Calcium
  • MK-7 and calcium
  • How much MK-7 do we need?
  • MK-7 and Covid-19

How to Combat Cooking Fatigue

Cannabis and the Treatment of Pain

  • What do we know about cannabis and chronic pain?
  • CBD and THC
  • How does cannabis compare to traditional pain treatments?
  • Clinical vs. empirical studies of cannabis
  • Recreational cannabis and self-medication
  • Consult with a medical practitioner
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Where can Canadians get more information about medical cannabis?

A Mindful Year in Review

  • Why is self-reflection so important?
  • Cognitive fusion
  • Avoiding self-judgment
  • Unconditional positive self-regard
  • Curiosity inventory
  • Perceptions of self-care
  • Underlying belief systems
  • How to execute a curiosity inventory

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

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

To read articles by Naomi Bussin in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Mark Ware go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

#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.