Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 23 and 24, 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 humanizing health care in the digital age with George Barakat, why strong muscles lead to strong bones with Dr. Stacy Irvine, holistic holiday gifts for the health conscious with Megan Horsely, and sensation junkies chasing their “yoga feels” with Jelayna DaSilva
We specifically discuss:
Humanizing Health Care
Aging gracefully: “Live Your Best Life”
What are the problems with our current health care system?
Retail health as a solution to “Hallway Medicine”
Digital health strategy as a Canadian export strength
What do patients want from their health care system?
Visibility and clarity into health records
Usage of “wearables” and digital records
How will digital health tools be used going forward?
Personalizing health care
Strong Muscles = Strong Bones
Bone health and morbidity
The cost of bone fractures to the economy
Bone density and preventative health
The connection between muscle and cortical bone density
Metabolic factors that impact bone health
Hormonal impact on bone health
Diet and bone-density
Calcium and Vitamin D
When is it too late to deal with bone density?
Balance and stability
Holistic Holiday Gifts
Essential Oil Travel Pack
Class passes – experiential gifts
Personal training sessions
Workout wear and accessories
Health store gift cards
Alternative lifestyle cookbooks
Yoga Sensation Junkies
What is a “sensation junky”?
What is the problem with chasing sensations?
The mindful element of yoga
What do you get from “finding the calm” in our yoga practice?
Back body awareness
How do you find your calm?
For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 24 and 25, 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 natural treatment of stress with Joel Thuna, why the intention behind your workout matters with Rucsandra Mitrea, Digital Health for Seniors with Michael Green and Zayna Khayat and Advance Care Planning with Chad Hammond
We specifically discuss:
The Natural Treatment of Stress
Who suffers from stress?
Is all stress bad?
Dealing with stress in the moment
Adaptogens – Ginseng
Vitamin B for a balanced diet
A Healthy Diet
Sleep and Regular Exercise
Avoiding alcohol, smoking, vaping and other toxins
The Intention Behind Your Workout
What mistakes do people make to derail their workouts?
Why do we (should we) work out?
Why is it important to be focused in our workout?
Preserving the wellness in our bodies
Form and awareness
Digital Health For Seniors
What is the mandate for digital health for aging Canadians?
How can digital access to health care improve life for Canadians