#155 A Vision of the Future of Health Clinics, Improving Your Posture, Thyroid Health and Has Covid-19 Killed Toronto?

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 24 and 25, 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 the future of medical clinics with George Barakat, how to improve your posture with Dr. Stacy Irvine, a natural approach to thyroid health with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and whether Covid-19 spells the death of Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams

We specifically discuss:

The Future of Health Clinics

  • Hub and spoke health clinics
  • An ecosystem in healthcare: instantaneous referrals
  • The “circular health care experience”
  • Combined access to primary healthcare
  • Growth, connectivity and community
  • Duplicating the “hospital experience” without the wait

How To Improve Your Posture

  • Why is posture so important?
  • What are the common posture problems?
  • What are the implications of poor posture?
  • Stacking of vertebrae
  • Upper Cross Syndrome
  • What can we do to help our posture?
  • Exercises for better posture
  • Rowing and cross-country skiing
  • Are posture problems reversible?

A Natural Approach to Thyroid Health

  • What is the thyroid gland and what does it do?
  • Are thyroid conditions common?
  • How do you develop a thyroid condition?
  • The connection between auto-immune disease and the thyroid gland
  • Genetic predisposition to auto-immune disease
  • The auto-immune disease trigger
  • Intestinal permeability and auto-immune disease
  • Leaky Gut Syndrome
  • Reducing the risk to thyroid disease
  • Testing for thyroid disease
  • Is thyroid disease reversible?
  • Lifestyle choices and supplementation

Did Covid-19 Kill Toronto?

  • Toronto and the pandemic
  • What is driving the “exodus” from the city?
  • The history of the cycle of pandemics and booms
  • Can we work remotely indefinitely?
  • The key drivers of cities
  • International cities
  • Post-pandemic immigration
  • The hidden costs of leaving the city
  • The future approach to pandemics

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

To learn more about Dr. Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

To learn more about Mitchell Abrahams go here

#153 Boosting Your Cognition, How Covid-19 Has Impacted Divorce, Five New Cooking Techniques and Improving Mobility

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 10 and 11, 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 boost your cognition naturally with Joel Thuna, how Covid-19 has impacted divorce with Lorne Fine, five new cooking techniques with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and how to improve your mobility with Ali Lubin.

We specifically discuss:

Boosting Cognition

  • What is cognition?
  • The factors that impact cognition
  • Cholesterol, smoking, depression, diabetes and hypertension
  • The symptoms and signs of MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment)
  • Lifestyle changes that can boost cognition
  • Neuroplasticity
  • A healthy diet that supports cognition
  • What foods should be avoided?
  • Supplements: Omega-3, Turmeric, L-Theanine, B Vitamins, Vitamin K2, Ginko Biloba, Ginseng etc.

Covid-19 and Divorce

  • How is Covid-19 impacting married couples?
  • Are the courts conducting divorce hearings during the pandemic?
  • Urgent and emergency hearings
  • Structural changes to the family courts in Ontario
  • How have family lawyers changed their practice?
  • Custody and Access issues
  • Are clients settling more of their issues?
  • Child support and spousal support
  • Matrimonial homes and other assets
  • Best advice

Five New Cooking Techniques

  • Salt and pepper
  • Fat and acid
  • Sautéing
  • Pan roasting
  • Steaming
  • Slow roasting and braising

Improving Your Mobility

  • Mobility and range of motion
  • Mobility and flexibility
  • Why is mobility important?
  • How do we know if we’re sufficiently mobile?
  • Objective measures of mobility
  • Are we mobile because we do things that require mobility?
  • Are there things that we can do that will improve mobility?
  • Yoga, Pilates and strength training
  • Stretching, foam rolling and massage
  • Hero Movement

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

To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lorne Fine go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Ali Lubin go here.