#96 The Liver’s Role In Your Health, Cognitive Bias, Building Block Cookbooks and Why Planning Date Night is Okay

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 7 and September 8, 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 important role that your liver plays in your overall health with Dr. Gordon Chang, cognitive bias and mindfulness with Tracey Soghrati, building block cookbooks with Naomi Bussin and why its okay to plan your date nights with Carlyle Jansen

We specifically discuss:

The Role of Liver In Your Health

  • What is the role of your liver?
  • Detoxification
  • Creation of cholesterol
  • Regulation of blood sugar
  • What impacts the health of your liver day to day?
  • Herbal remedies that help the liver regenerate
  • What happens to our liver if we’re not careful?

Cognitive Bias

  • Cognitive distortions vs. cognitive bias
  • How our brains have adapted – fight or flight
  • The Halo Effect
  • Egocentrism
  • Sociocentrism
  • Confirmation Bias

Building Block Cookbooks

Planning Date Night

  • Is it okay for couples to plan sexual encounters?
  • Planning leads to regularity
  • Beginning vs. Middle of the relationship
  • Building anticipation
  • Planning makes sex better
  • Boosting energy and relationships
  • Spontaneity does arise during planning
  • Planning leads to new things
  • 52 Invitations to Grrreat Sex

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

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

To read Carlyle Jansen’s article on date night go here.

#92 Joint Care For Your Pet, How To Be A “Salad Whisperer”, Mindfulness and Cognitive Distortions and Health Washing

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on Aug10, 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 chat about joint health for cats and dogs with Dr. Gordon Chang, how to make amazing salads with Naomi Bussin, mindfulness and cognitive distortions with Tracey Soghrati and health washing in the marketing of foods with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Joint Health for Dogs and Cats:

  • Do Dogs and Cats have the same health issues as humans?
  • Dosage for pets
  • Arthritis, joint pain, inflammation
  • Supplements for pet health
  • Are people looking for natural remedies for their pets?
  • Is CBD appropriate for pets?
  • What type of Glucosamine is appropriate for pets?
  • Supplementing for pets as a preventative measure
  • Healthy lifestyle for pets

How To Be A “Salad Whisperer”:

  • What is a “Salad Whisperer”?
  • What makes a great salad?
  • Acid, salt, crunch and variety
  • Tomato Salad – Six Seasons
  • Brussels Sprouts Salad – Shaya
  • Swiss Chard Salad – Food 52
  • Wheat Berry and Grilled Corn Salad – Bonnie Stern

Mindfulness and Cognitive Distortions:

  • Mindfulness and the mind
  • Subjectivity and reality
  • Cognitive Distortions
  • Filtering
  • Polarized Thinking
  • Over-generalization
  • Jumping To Conclusions
  • Catastrophising
  • Personalization

“Health Washing” in the Marketing of Foods:

  • What is “Health Washing”?
  • What does “natural” mean in the context of prepared foods?
  • Read the ingredients vs. the health claims
  • What does “light” or “lite” mean?
  • Buy whole foods

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

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

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here