#107 Humanizing Health Care In The Digital Age, Strong Muscles Equals Strong Bones, Holistic Holiday Gifts For The Health Conscious and Chasing Yoga Feels

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 23 and 24, 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 humanizing health care in the digital age with George Barakat, why strong muscles lead to strong bones with Dr. Stacy Irvine, holistic holiday gifts for the health conscious with Megan Horsely,  and sensation junkies chasing their “yoga feels” with Jelayna DaSilva

We specifically discuss:

Humanizing Health Care

  • Aging gracefully: “Live Your Best Life”
  • What are the problems with our current health care system?
  • Retail health as a solution to “Hallway Medicine”
  • Digital health strategy as a Canadian export strength
  • What do patients want from their health care system?
  • Visibility and clarity into health records
  • Usage of “wearables” and digital records
  • How will digital health tools be used going forward?
  • Telemedicine
  • Personalizing health care

Strong Muscles = Strong Bones

  • Bone health and morbidity
  • The cost of bone fractures to the economy
  • Bone density and preventative health
  • The connection between muscle and cortical bone density
  • Metabolic factors that impact bone health
  • Hormonal impact on bone health
  • Weightlifting
  • Diet and bone-density
  • Calcium and Vitamin D
  • When is it too late to deal with bone density?
  • Balance and stability

Holistic Holiday Gifts

  • Essential Oil Travel Pack
  • Class passes – experiential gifts
  • Personal training sessions
  • Massages
  • Workout wear and accessories
  • Health store gift cards
  • Alternative lifestyle cookbooks

Yoga Sensation Junkies

  • What is a “sensation junky”?
  • What is the problem with chasing sensations?
  • The mindful element of yoga
  • What do you get from “finding the calm” in our yoga practice?
  • Back body awareness
  • How do you find your calm?

For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stacy Irvine go here.

To read Megan Horsely’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Jelayna Da Silva’s article on Tonic Magazine go here.

#78 The Natural Treatment of Asthma, How to “Marie Kondo” Your Kitchen, Aging Mindfully and Cooking Must Haves, Should Wants and Don’t Needs

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 4, 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 natural treatment of asthma with Joel Thuna, how to “Marie Kondo” your kitchen with Carolyn Tanner Cohen, how to age mindfully with Tracey Soghrati and cooking must-haves, should-wants and don’t-needs with Naomi Bussin.

 

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Asthma

  • What is asthma?
  • Is there a cure for asthma?
  • Who is affected by asthma?
  • What causes asthma?
  • The”Hygiene Hypothesis”
  • How do we control asthma?
  • Dealing with the symptoms of asthma
  • Common triggers of asthma attacks
  • Daily prevention of asthma
  • Reducing stress
  • Flare ups – anti-inflammatory supplements

How to ‘Marie Kondo’ your Kitchen

  • Who is Marie Kondo?
  • Sparking joy
  • Organizing and de-cluttering
  • Clearing the countertops
  • The refrigerator
  • The freezer
  • The pantry
  • The spice rack

Aging Mindfully

  • How do you perceive aging?
  • Stereotypes about aging
  • Mindfulness and focus on the breath
  • Mindfulness and acceptance
  • Keeping an open mind about new ideas
  • Mindfulness and attention, leading to learning new things
  • Practice tips

Cooking Must-Haves, Should-Wants and Don’t-Needs

  • Cooking Implement -must haves
  • Cooking Implement -should wants
  • Cooking Implement -don’t needs
  • Pantry -must haves
  • Pantry -should wants
  • Pantry -don’t needs
  • Cookbook -must haves
  • Cookbook -should wants
  • Cookbook -don’t needs

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s article on the natural treatment of asthma in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen clinic go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

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