#19: Antioxidants, Avoiding Yoga Injuries and Optimizing Digestion

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 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 all about antioxidants with Dr. Gordon Chang; how to avoid yoga injuries with local yogi Tracey Soghrati and optimizing your digestion with Dr. Jodi Larry ND

We specifically discuss:

All About Antioxidants:

  • the basics
  • antioxidants are not the same
  • free radicals
  • how are antioxidants effective?
  • every disease relates to free radicals
  • inflammation
  • the right and wide variety of antioxidants
  • Can antioxidants ward off illness?
  • Can antioxidants stop aging?
  • Supplements that act as antioxidants

Avoiding Yoga Injuries:

  • injuries in class: repetitive strain
  • the evolution of yoga injuries
  • functional movement
  • avoiding injuries in normal practice
  • postural assessment
  • “sitting slump”
  • poses that “pose” problems
  • headstand, handstands and yoga push-ups

Optimizing Digestion

  • IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • causes
  • diet- processed food, preservatives and stabilizers
  • emotions
  • Enteric nervous system
  • Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems
  • Aiding digestion: anti-inflammatory
  • Ginger and Fiber

Links:

For Tracey’s article about prioritizing your pleasure in Tonic Magazine go here. 

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Dr. Jodi Larry ND go here.

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#12: Valentine’s Day Do’s and Don’ts, the Most Asked Marijuana Questions and Swapping Out Diets and Swapping in Self Care

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 27, 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 Valentine’s Day Do’s and Don’ts with Tonic Sex Expert, Carlyle Jansen; the most asked questions about medical marijuana with expert Breanna Roycroft; and swapping out diets and swapping in self-care with Tonic holistic nutritionist Claire Le Gresley.

 

We specifically discuss:

Valentine’s Day Do’s and Don’ts:

  • The worst Valentine’s Day gift ever
  • What are some “don’t” gifts?
  • What are some “do or DIY” gifts?
  • Experiential gifts for Valentine’s Day

The Most Asked Questions about Medical Marijuana:

  • Do you have to smoke medical marijuana?
  • Will medical marijuana get you high?
  • What is a Licensed Producer?
  • Licensed Producers vs. Dispensaries
  • Where can you find reliable information about medical marijuana?

Replacing Dieting with Self Care:

  • Why should you ditch your diet?
  • Why is a focus on self-care beneficial?
  • What is a common self-care misconception?
  • The connection between nutrition and self-care
  • How does self-care work practically?

Links:

For Carlyle’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here. 

For more information about GrowWise Health go here.

For Claire’s article on self-care go here.

For more information about Show Sponsor, We-Vibe go here.

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