#83 Protein Powders, Treating an ACL Injury, Lifestyle Choices for Longevity and Hosting Guests with Food Allergies and Preferences

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 8, 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 chat about protein powders with Dr. Gordon Chang, the treatment of ACL injuries with Dr. Khalil Masri, lifestyle choices for longevity with  with Megan Horsley  and entertaining guests with food allergies and preferences with Naomi Bussin

We specifically discuss:

Protein Powders:

  • Misconceptions about milk based protein powders
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Milk protein isolates vs. whey protein isolates
  • Biological values – absorption by the body
  • Digestive enzymes
  • Why do we need protein?
  • Vegetable based proteins – a lack of essential amino acids
  • Protein drinks
  • Protein and weight loss
  • Protein for men or women
  • Protein for people recovering from illness

Treating ACL Injuries:

  • The ACL
  • ACL injuries through twisting and hyper-extension of the knee
  • How do you prevent an ACL injury?
  • Strengthening exercises
  • How do you know if you have an ACL injury?
  • MRI for diagnosis
  • Is surgery necessary for an ACL injury?
  • Older patients and ACL injuries
  • What does recovery look like, post-surgery?

Lifestyle Choices for Longevity:

  • Holistic nutrition focusing on life stages
  • Are Canadians living longer?
  • John Robbins research
  • Social integration – purpose and belonging
  • Diet – plant based, fermented foods, cultured dairy, minimal meat, home grown food
  • Mobility

Entertaining Guests with Food Allergies and Preferences:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Dr. Khalil Masri go here

To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here

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

#77 The Factors Driving the Purpose Built Rental Market, The Mindset for Treatment of Chronic Pain, How to Travel Like a Holistic Nutritionist and Reasonable Expectations of Your Yogi

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 27th and 28th, 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 factors driving the purpose built rental market with Mitchell Abrahams, the mindset for treatment of chronic pain with Rucsandra Mitrea, how to travel like a holistic nutritionist with Megan Horsley and reasonable expectations of your yogi with Jodi Fischtein

We specifically discuss:

What are the factors driving the purpose built rental market?

  • Competition between building condos and rental projects as an investment
  • Long term vs. short term investment
  • Low interest rates
  • Demographics – Baby Boomers and Millennials
  • Differences in the way rental buildings are being built over time
  • Stakeholders – government, ratepayer groups
  • Incentives to encourage the supply of rental projects
  • Immigration and employment opportunities
  • The taxation regime
  • The Toronto municipal position
  • The development community advocacy
  • Stability of income and appreciation of capital assets

The mindset for treatment of chronic pain

  • The connection between mindset and treatment of pain
  • Paying attention to emotions
  • The “innate intelligence of the body”
  • Body, mindset and emotion
  • How does fear impede the healing process?
  • Stress hormones
  • How do we overcome fear and heal?
  • How does the mindset get changed?
  • Dealing with pain with an emergency strategy
  • Long term strategy for maintenance

Travel like a holistic nutritionist

  • Water – dehydration while flying
  • Vegetables
  • Digestive enzymes – probiotics
  • Jet lag – sleep and supplements
  • Eat locally
  • Exercise

Reasonable expectations of your yogi

  • What is expected of a modern yogi?
  • Holding space
  • Mentorship
  • Beyond the physical
  • Which expectations are reasonable…and which are not?
  • Being the perfect citizen
  • Social media persona

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea go here.

To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Jodi Fischtein’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.