#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.

#36 Natural Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction, Mindfulness: Brain Training 101, The Top Recipes for Summer Entertaining and Medical Marijuana and the Aging Population

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 14 2018 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 Natural Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction with Dr. Gordon Chang, Training your Brain with Mindfulness Expert Tracey Soghrati, the best healthy Summer entertaining recipes with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin and Medical Marijuana and the Aging Population with Tonic Medical Marijuana Expert, Rick Gillman

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Natural Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction

  • Causes of Sexual Dysfunction
  • Men: micro circulation, fatigue
  • Women: fatigue, brain, stress
  • holistic approach
  • increasing testosterone
  • dealing with stress
  • sleep
  • diabetes – micro-vascular damage – ginko
  • natural products – safety margins
  • vitamins: B vitamins
  • antioxidants
  • adaptogens herbs: valerian, cava cava
  • anti aging: ginseng
  • exercise- sleep
  • mind-body connection
  • balancing hormones
  • gut health and sexual health

Mindfulness: Brain Training 101

  • mindfulness practice
  • Why should I care about mindfulness?
  • rumination: going over the past
  • anxious fantasy
  • the brain as a tool
  • fight or flight
  • insomnia
  • Why is being present in the moment important?
  • the stories in your head: cataloging past events
  • projection
  • transference
  • focusing on the present moment
  • breath work
  • our brains are serial processors

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Money and your month

The Top Summer Entertaining Recipes

  • Grilling meat: “Meat” by Pat LaFrieda
  • “Zahav” by Michael Solomonov
  • “Sunday Suppers” by Karen Mordechai

PURE BEAUTY: Sun Damage

Medical Cannabis and the Aging Population:

  • cannabis and pain treatment
  • concerns regarding opioids
  • quality of life
  • CBD
  • Israeli research
  • pain relief
  • anxiety, PTSD, depression
  • long term memory

Links:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Tracey go here.

To read Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Rick Gillman’s article on Medical Marijuana and the aging population in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.