Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 27 and 28, 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 how to assemble an all-natural first aid kit with Joel Thuna, why sleep is so important to your health with Adarsh Shah, the health benefits of turmeric with Dr. Nick Bitz ND and the future of restaurants in Toronto with Vito Marinuzzi
We specifically discuss:
Assembling an All-Natural First Aid Kit
Why should you have a natural first aid kit?
Knowledge of first aid is your first tool
Home, vacation, office and auto first aid kits
What every kit needs to have
The auto first aid kit: hand sanitizer, elastic bandages, tea tree ointment, ginger
The camping/hiking kit: probiotics, activated charcoal, insect sting relief pads,
White willow bark
Arnica or comfrey cream
Chamomile tea bags
Organic elderberry capsules
Organic turmeric capsules
NOT MENTIONED ON THE SHOW: Lavender Oil, Valerian Extract, Sterile Syringe, Clove Oil, Capsicum Cream
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
What is a good night’s sleep?
The sleep cycle
Why do some have difficulty getting to sleep?
Creating a calm environment for sleep
Eliminating blue light
Sleep and mood
How do we avoid waking up at night?
Alcohol impacts the sleep cycle
Age and the necessity for sleep
The Health Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric and curcumin
Inflammation and joint health
Brain health and moods
The process of growing and manufacturing turmeric as a supplement
What should you look for in a turmeric supplement?
The Future of Restaurants in Toronto
Coping with Covid-19 as a small business
Preserving the brand
Survival and trail-blazing
“Moving the wheel” -$20 four course dinners
Federal, Provincial and Municipal efforts to support small business
Issues in re-opening a restaurant in the future
Take-out and Pick-up orders
Ubereats and other delivery services
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Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 6 and 7, 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 probiotics with Andrea Donsky, getting ready for golf and tennis season with Dr. Stacy Irvine, meal prepping with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and bereavement counseling for families of those who died from Covid-19.
We specifically discuss:
What are probiotics?
The balanced gut
How does aging impact digestion?
Gut health, immunity and mental health
Why take refrigerated probiotics?
Why take multi-strain probiotics?
Dosage -colony forming units
Expiry date and CFU’s
Enteric coating vs. stomach acids
Getting probiotics in your diet
Golf and Tennis Season
Preparing your body to play tennis
Agility and power sports
Strengthening the small muscles
Change of direction and ankle strength
Golf – extreme range of motion
External range of motion of shoulders
Internal range of motion of hips
Meal Prep 101
What does meal prep mean?
Rule #1 – The master staple grocery list
Rule #2 – Process what you’ve bought right away
Preserving processed produce
Rule #3 – Your freezer is for temporary storage
Bereavement Counseling For Families of Covid-19 Victims