#145 Natural Beauty Secrets For Your Skin, Taking an Armchair Culinary Tour, the Naturopathic Approach to Lyme Disease and Dealing with Family Spats During Covid-19

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 15 and 16, 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’ll discuss the natural beauty secrets for your skin with Dr. Gordon Chang, taking an armchair culinary tour with Naomi Bussin, the naturopathic approach to Lyme disease with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and dealing with family spats during Covid-19 with Lesley Sandler-Griff

We specifically discuss:

Natural Beauty Secrets for Your Skin

  • Approaching beauty from the inside
  • Detoxifying
  • Building healthy skin through a holistic approach
  • Diet, Exercise, Sleep
  • Take a wide variety of antioxidants – fighting free radicals
  • Supplements that support sleep
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Healthy cells in the connective tissue
  • Trace minerals
  • Happiness and beauty
  • The immune system

Taking a Culinary Armchair Tour

  • If you can’t travel, cook the foods from world destinations
  • sourcing ingredients
  • My Korea – Hooni Kim (Korea)
  • Bitter Honey – Letitia Clark (Sardinia)
  • Alpine Cooking – Meredith Erickson (Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France)
  • Beyond the North Wind – Darra Goldstein (Russia)

The Naturopathic Approach to Lyme Disease

  • How do you contract Lyme Disease?
  • What are the symptoms of Lyme Disease?
  • Misdiagnosis
  • How do you diagnose Lyme Disease?
  • Testing for Lyme Disease
  • Treatment of Lyme Disease in Canada: dosage issues
  • The natural treatment of Lyme Disease
  • Finding a “Lyme Literate” physician
  • ILADS : Online resources

Dealing With Family Spats

  • With everybody in the house, are there more family spats?
  • Domestic violence
  • How do you avoid a spat?
  • Communication is key
  • Regular check-ins/meetings
  • Commitment to the security of the group
  • Acknowledging that this is a difficult process
  • How do you move forward from a spat?

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

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

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

To learn more about Lesley Sandler-Griff go here.

 

#124 The Natural Treatment of Menopause, Communicating Sexual Desire, Boosting Your Immune System and Healthy Travel Tips

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 21 and 22, 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 natural treatment menopauseĀ  with Joel Thuna, expressing sexual desire with Carlyle Jansen, immunity boosting with Megan Horsley and healthy travel tips with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Menopause

  • Declining estrogen
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Symptoms of Vaginal Atrophy
  • Avoiding smoke
  • Sexual activity
  • Avoiding scents
  • Physical exercise
  • Cotton clothing
  • Can you get estrogen through your diet?
  • Probiotics
  • Lubrication
  • What is “Brain Fog”?
  • Brain exercises, sleep, de-stressing

Communicating Sexual Desire

  • The blueprint model for sexual communication
  • The types of people
  • “Energetic people”
  • “Sensual people”
  • “Sexual people”
  • “Kinky people”
  • “Shape-shifters”
  • Sexual states – a cycle
  • What problems can occur?

Boosting Immunity

  • Why is boosting immunity so important?
  • SleepĀ  – sleep hygiene
  • Adaptogens
  • Movement – high impact exercise
  • Detoxification

Natural Travel Tips

  • Avoiding viral infection
  • Wiping down surfaces in the plane
  • Surgical masks
  • Sleep when traveling – melatonin, grounding, white noise machine
  • Eating healthy on holiday

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

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

To read articles by Carlyle Jansen go here

To read articles by Megan Horsley in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the work she does, go here