Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 16 and 17, 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 pivoting to digital health with George Barakat, bringing hand washing stations to remote locations with Phil Warren, home workout protocols with Dr. Stacy Irvine and mood boosting foods with Carolyn Tanner Cohen
We specifically discuss:
Pivoting From Live to Digital Health
What does clinical health care look like now?
The challenges in rolling out digital health care nationally
Digital tracking of health care
What has been learned from operating digitally during Covid-19?
Where are the improvements going to come?
Remote Hand Washing
Grey water and black water
The problems of being sanitary on a construction site
Moving water through pumps
Implications for commercial use
Home Workout Protocols
Preparing for workouts – proper dress, hydration
Workout structure – dynamic warm up
Working through pain
Heat or Cold for muscle pain
Cool downs – static stretching
Mood Boosting Foods
Foods that make you feel worse – caffeine, sugar and alcohol
For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.
To learn more about Phil Warren and Saniflo go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 24 2018 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 cannabis with Shekhar Parmar, mindfulness and distress tolerance with Tracey Soghrati, the state of care-giving in Ontario with Christa Haanstra and the health benefits of dark chocolate with Ted Snider.
We specifically discuss:
The Future of Medical Cannabis
How does the new legislation impact the medical cannabis market?
Supply to the medical and recreational markets
Procedure to access medical cannabis in Ontario
Ailments qualifying potential medical cannabis patients
Ailments that disqualify one from medical cannabis
How do you start the process of accessing medical cannabis?
New products and delivery mechanisms
Mindfulness and Distress Tolerance
Tolerating the “not knowing”
Window of tolerance
notice your feelings
describe what you observe about your feelings
The State of Care-giving in Ontario
Mandate of the Change Foundation
The Role of Caregivers in the Health System
What is a caregiver?
Caregivers don’t self-identify
Systemic issues in the health system precludes support for caregivers
Why do caregivers struggle?
What is the “caregiver experience”?
Long term caregivers
How do caregivers feel about care-giving?
Where do caregivers go (and don’t go) for help?
The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate
dark chocolate flavanoids
chocolate and heart health
cholesterol, blood pressure, circulation
How much chocolate should we eat?
chocolate and diabetes
chocolate and mood
chocolate and brain health
chocolate and weight loss/exercise
For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.