#81 The Health Benefits of Allicin, How to Create Your Own Workout Mix, Why Your Joints Are Your Healing Centers and Yoga For Your Mojo

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 25 and 26, 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 health benefits of allicin with “The Garlic Guru” Peter Josling, how to create your own workout mix with Kathleen Trotter, why your joints are your healing centers with Rucsandra Mitrea and yoga for your mojo with Rachelle Wintzen

We specifically discuss:

The Health Benefits of Allicin

  • Garlic
  • The compound Allicin
  • The history of garlic in remedies and treatments
  • Stabilizing Allicin
  • A modern anti-microbial agent – virus, bacteria, fungus
  • Cough and cold prevention
  • Are microbes becoming resistant to Allicin?

How To Create Your Own Workout Mix

  • What is a workout mix?
  • Cardiovascular, strength and mobility
  • Your workouts change over time
  • Curating your own health mix
  • Four fitness personalities
  • What activities should you avoid?

Why Your Joints Are Your Healing Centers

  • Starting with the joints – movement
  • Why do you look at the joints first?
  • What is the fascia system?
  • The innate intelligence of the body
  • Do we need to micromanage our body in order to heal it?
  • Pain relief and increased mobility

Yoga For Your Mojo

  • How does yoga help with the libido?
  • Flexibility
  • Mindfulness and connection
  • Strength and circulation
  • Cat/Cow pose
  • Bridge pose
  • Eagle pose
  • Pigeon pose
  • Bound angle pose

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Allimax and Peter Josling go here.

To learn more about Vtial Directives and Rucsandra Mitrea go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To read Rachelle’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

#34 How Gut Health Affects Mood, Mental Performance and Immunity, What Your Feet Can Tell You About Your Health, Insider Restaurant Talk and Overcoming Shyness

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 30, 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 your gut health with Tawnya Ritco; what your feet can tell you about your health with Chiropodist Katie Blundell, insider restaurant info with restaurateur Vito Marinuzzi and overcoming shyness with author Cynthia Gould

We specifically discuss:

Gut Health:

  • Why is gut health so important?
  • Gut health and immunity
  • “leaky gut” and IBS
  • Gut and cognitive response
  • Gut and your mood
  • Signs of poor gut health
  • Factors interfering with gut health
  • Antibiotics, toxic loads, stress, hydration
  • prebiotics and probiotics
  • supplements

What Your Feet Can Tell You About Your Health:

  • What do Chiropodists do?
  • Chiropodists and Podiatrists
  • Why see a Chiropodist?
  • Bio-mechanics
  • What your feet can tell you about your health
  • Diabetes – sensation loss
  • Circulation issues
  • ingrown toenails
  • hereditary issues
  • sports injuries
  • flip-flops and summer footwear
  • pedicures

Insider Restaurant Talk:

  • Europeans vs North American restaurants
  • tipping
  • alcohol
  • bread and water
  • food delivery
  • branding, cookbooks,

Overcoming Shyness:

  • What is shyness?
  • Deciding not to be shy
  • Steps to overcome shyness
  • Putting yourself out there
  • The fear response
  • The worst part about fear
  • Anxiety

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about Chiropodists go here.

To book a table at Vito Marinuzzi’s restaurant go here.

To read more about Cynthia Gould and overcoming shyness go here.