Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 23 and 24 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 how stress and inflammation impacts your health with Dr. Gordon Chang, Divorce over 50 with Mara Marcello, improving your digestion with Megan Horsley and the connection between depression and sex with Carlyle Jansen
We specifically discuss:
How Do Inflammation and Stress Impact Your Health?
Inflammation and the body’s response
Acute inflammation leads to an overreaction by white blood cells
Covid-19 and white blood cells attacking lung lining
Controlling the inflammation: anti-inflammatory treatment
Can you get anti-oxidants from your diet?
Divorce over 50
Is Covid-19 driving more inquires about divorce?
Can you get a divorce during Covid-19?
The Grey Divorce
What issues are unique to those divorcing over 50?
The key issue: the financial picture
Research is the first step
How To Improve Your Digestion
Drinking (lots of) water
When should you drink water?
Avoid known allergens
Eat slowly and calmly
Don’t cook or eat when you’re upset
Seek out a health practitioner
Sex and Depression
Anxiety and depression impacting sex
Sex as a coping mechanism during Covid-19
Signs of depression
How do you raise the issue with your partner?
How does depression manifest physically?
Depression medication impacting sex
Can you have a sexual relationship if suffering with depression?
Can sex help someone suffering with depression?
Tips to maintain a sex life during depression
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.
To learn more about Mara Marcello and Divorce Angels go here
To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here
To read Carlyle Jansen’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 1 (and December 2!), 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 digestion with Joel Thuna, the top cookbooks of 2018 with Naomi Bussin, yoga for menstrual cramps and pain with Rachelle Wintzen and tips for booking a restaurant for a holiday party with Vito Marinuzzi.
We specifically discuss:
What can go wrong with our digestion?
Watch what you drink
Probiotics: food and supplements
Fibre: soluble and insoluble
Top Cookbooks of 2018
Food Network Stars
Ina Garten “The Barefoot Contessa” – “Cook Like a Pro”
Nigella Lawson – “At My Table: A Celebration of Home Cooking”
Jamie Oliver – “Jamie Cooks Italy”
Middle Eastern Cooking
Yotam Ottolenghi- “Simple”
Michael Solomonov- “Israeli Soul”
David Lebovitz -“The Perfect Scoop”
Rose Levy Beranbaum “Rose’s Baking Basics”
Clotilde Dusoulier- “Tasting Paris”
Mardi Michaels -“In the French Kitchen with Kids”
Joshua McFadden – “Six Seasons”
Chrissy Teigen – “Hungry for More”
Yoga for Menstrual Cramps and Pain
What causes menstrual cramps and pain?
yoga movement increases circulation to the uterus
heart opening poses
hip opening poses
yoga poses to avoid
Booking a Holiday Party at a Restaurant
Dates and budgets
Maximizing the experience
Alcohol and cannabis
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read Joel’s article on detoxing in Tonic Magazine go here.
To read Naomi’s article on the top cookbooks for 2018 in Tonic Magazine go here.
To read Rachelle’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.