#99 The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Pain, Fall Food Swaps, Burning Man and Hot Restaurant Trends

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 28 and September 29, 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 pain and inflammation with Dr. Gordon Chang, Fall food swaps for more energy with Megan Horsely, burning questions about Burning Man with Mat Rosenblatt and the hottest restaurant trends in Toronto with Vito Marinuzzi

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Joint Pain and Inflammation

  • Acute Inflammation
  • Swelling
  • Sub-clinical and Chronic Inflammation
  • How do you keep inflammation in check?
  • Antioxidants
  • Anti-Inflammatories
  • Curcumin

Fall Food Swaps for More Energy

  • Sugar and salt cravings
  • Cortisol spikes
  • Swapping out refined sugar
  • Swap in whole foods and unrefined sugar
  • Energy balls
  • Swapping out salty snacks
  • Kale chips, root vegetable chips etc.
  • Swapping out the caffeine

Burning Questions About Burning Man

  • What is Burning Man?
  • What is the idea behind Burning Man?
  • The art and music of Burning Man
  • The misconceptions about Burning Man?
  • Participation and community at Burning Man
  • Information about Burning Man

The Hottest Restaurant Trends in Toronto

  • Tighter margins but busy times
  • More vegetables and fish on the menu
  • Straws and eco-containers
  • The cost of environmentally friendly products
  • Expanding brand – expanding locations

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

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

To learn more about Mat Rosenblatt’s happy place “Burning Man” go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here.

#97 A Holistic Approach to Inflammation, Foods To Eat For Better Sleep, Fluoridation and Yoga For Athletes

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 14 and September 15, 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 holistic approach to treating inflammation with Jason Watkin, the foods you should eat for a better night sleep with Shauna Lindzon, whether our water should be fluoridated with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the benefits of yoga for athletes with Liz Doyle Harmer

We specifically discuss:

The Holistic Treatment of Inflammation

  • Inflammation underpinning many conditions
  • Psychological stress
  • Rest + sleep
  • Breath work
  • Parasympathetic state
  • Supplements for inflammation
  • Curcumin
  • What precedes inflammation?
  • The connection between stress and inflammation

The Foods That Will Help You Sleep

  • Foods that calm you and help you sleep
  • Folic Acid, B Vitamins, Calcium
  • Tryptophan and melatonin
  • Avoid heavy meals
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Magnesium

Should Our Water Be Fluoridated?

  • What is fluoride?
  • Do we get fluoride in our diet?
  • Foods that contain fluoride
  • How is fluoride beneficial?
  • Why would you take fluoride out of water?
  • Over-fluoridation and iodine absorption
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Fluoride and children
  • Guidelines for fluoride intake

Yoga For Athletes

  • Why would an athlete benefit from a yoga class?
  • Counteracting the act of sitting
  • Yin and Yang style classes
  • Yoga and core strength
  • Balance work
  • Sensing inside yourself
  • Mindfulness
  • Optimal breath
  • Recovery
  • Developing Awareness of Your Body

For more information about show sponsor Purica and Jason Watkin go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

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

To read the article on yoga for athletes (featuring Liz Doyle Harmer) in Tonic Magazine go here.