#122 Women’s Health Issues, Interior Design For Seniors, Drinking Your Calories and The “Right Effort” To Achieve Your Health Goals

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 7 and 8, 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 women’s health issues with Andrea Donsky RHN, interior designing for seniors with Leanne Masellis and Rosemary Chemello, drinking your calories with Shauna Lindzon,  and how the “Right Effort” can help you attain your health goals with Kathleen Trotter

We specifically discuss:

Women’s Health Issues

  • Women’s heart health
  • Presentations of heart disease in women
  • Diminishing risk of heart disease in women
  • Fitness: mental health, bone density, muscle mass
  • Maintaining muscle mass
  • Getting enough protein
  • Beef bone broth and collagen
  • Bone broth capsules or powders

Interior Design for Seniors

  • Maneuverability
  • Aging in place
  • Independence in the home
  • The front door
  • Organizing – for height, weight, etc.
  • Condominiums – entries, washroom size
  • Comfort

Drinking Your Calories

  • Alcohols
  • Flavouring -syrups, juices, bitters
  • Kombucha
  • Specialty coffee drink
  • Smoothies and juices

“The Right Effort” and Health Goals

  • Right effort vs. busy effort
  • The outdated version of yourself
  • Starting somewhere
  • The right equipment
  • Making smart goals
  • Growth oriented mindset
  • Tweak the plan as you proceed
  • Guilt > shame

For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.

To learn more about Andrea Donsky go here.

To learn more about Leanne Masellis, Rosemary Chemello and their work at Dynamic Downsizers go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here

 

#88 The Secrets of Beautiful Skin, Intermittent Fasting, Mindfulness and Gratitude and The Best Farmers Markets in Toronto

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 13, 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 the secrets of beautiful skin with Dr. Gordon Chang, intermittent fasting with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND, mindfulness and gratitude with Tracey Soghrati and the best farmers markets in Toronto with Megan Horsley

We specifically discuss:

The Secrets of Beautiful Skin:

  • Renewing skin from the inside
  • Free Radicals
  • Antioxidants in the skin
  • Vitamins B, C, D, E, Omega 3 Oils,
  • Minerals – Silicon, Zinc, Copper
  • Collagen – elasticity of skin
  • Sources of Collagen
  • Acne – plugged up glands
  • Hyaluronic Acid

Intermittent Fasting:

  • What is intermittent fasting?
  • Is intermittent fasting dieting?
  • What is the theory of intermittent fasting?
  • 16/8 intermittent fasting
  • Hgh
  • 5/2 intermittent fasting
  • Does intermittent fasting work for everyone?
  • What are the difficulties of intermittent fasting?
  • What sort of results can one expect?
  • What are the drawbacks/contraindications to intermittent fasting?

Mindfulness and Gratitude:

  • How do you describe gratitude?
  • The negativity bias
  • Mindfulness vs. negativity
  • Gratitude in the context of marriage
  • Bringing attention to things you take for granted
  • People with gratitude have more energy
  • Gratitude and wellness
  • Limitations of mindfulness
  • The actual practice of gratitude

Toronto’s Best Farmers Markets:

  • Advantages of going to a farmers market
  • Fresh foods
  • Fun!
  • Withrow Farmers Market
  • Unique products
  • Evergreen/Brickworks Farmers Market
  • Communication with Farmers/Education
  • Supporting farmers

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski go here

To read Dr Emily Lipinski’s article in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here