Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 19 and 20 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 factors impacting the residential real estate market in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, cannabis and seniors with Dr. Jonas Vanderzwan, healthy cooking hacks with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and traveling to Morocco with Elaine Dixson
We specifically discuss:
Factors Impacting the Residential Rental Market in Toronto
How long can you be in a positive real estate market?
The cultural/political impetus to be a home owner
Historically lower interest rates
AirBnB and short term rental
Interest Rates and Boomers
Interest Rate Income
Millennials and the Real Estate Market
Is Toronto a “World Class City”?
Cannabis and Seniors
Shift in demographics – seniors and cannabis
Lifting the stigma of cannabis
Why did doctors not previously embrace cannabis?
Senior population: poly-pharmacy, drug interactions
Cannabis instead of other medications
Legalization of the recreational market
Benefits of medical vs. self-medication with recreational market
Healthy Cooking Hacks
Setting Food Intentions
Changing sugar – switching out white sugar for coconut sugar
Changing dairy – switching to goat milk
Changing coffee – switching to matcha
Changing gluten – switching to fermented sourdough
Traveling to Morocco
The Sahara Desert
Variety of landscapes and terrains
Cities and UNESCO World Heritage sites
For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.
To learn more about Dr. Vanderzwan and WeedMD go here.
To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and get recipes discussed today go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 29th and 30th, 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 chat about the promise and possibility of cannabis with Bruce McEachern, hiring a caregiver privately vs. hiring a firm with David Bernstein; the power of and responsibility for sexual arousal with Carlyle Jansen and the documentary “Food For Thought” with filmmaker Leora Eisen
We specifically discuss:
The Possibility and Promise of Medical Cannabis:
What does the Promise and Possibility of Medical Cannabis mean?
How does somebody new to medical cannabis get started?
What do patients do who don’t want to smoke cannabis?
Are people now avoiding medical cannabis to self-medicate?
Are insurers covering medical cannabis?
Medical Cannabis as an alternative to opioids and anti-inflammatory drugs
Medical cannabis and quality of life
Are we hardwired for medical cannabis?
Hiring a Caregiver Directly vs. Hiring a Firm:
What are the pros of hiring a caregiver directly?
What are the cons of hiring a caregiver directly?
What are the benefits of hiring a firm?
Screening, insurance, training
Training for PSW’s and nurses
Complicated scheduling for extended care-giving
Situations change in care-giving
Extra value in hiring a firm – collateral benefits
The Responsibility for, and Power of, Arousal:
Importance of responsibility and power of pleasure in a long term relationship
“How would you like me to touch you?”
“How would I like you to touch me?”
Patterns of interaction
“How do I know what I want?”
Wheel of Consent
We have to “grow up”
Setting boundaries when you don’t want to be touched
SOUL SEGMENT: Relationships
“Food For Thought”:
Why is food so complicated?
We need to rethink our diet
The devaluation of cooking
Should we be concerned about calories?
fibre, carbohydrates, fats
why diets don’t work
stop eating ultra-processed foods
For more information about show sponsor AgMedica Bioscience go here.