Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 2 and 3, 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 managing stress with Dr. Philip Rouchotas ND, the anti-viral properties of oil of oregano with Roger Baird, adopting pets during social isolation with Hannah Sotropa and whether now is the time for self-improvement with Rod MacDonald
We specifically discuss:
Managing Stress Naturally
Stress overlapping with depression
Diet and lifestyle strategy to deal with adrenal fatigue
Sleep and Melatonin
B Vitamins, Adaptogens
The Anti-Viral Properties of Oil of Oregano
Wild oil of oregano
Ingesting oil of oregano
What are the health benefits of oil of oregano?
Adopting Pets During Social Isolation
What are the benefits of adopting a pet?
What is the process of adopting a pet during Covid-19 social distancing?
Motives for adopting a pet
Pet adoption vs. pet fostering
Considerations when adopting a pet
If you’re interested in adopting or fostering a pet go here.
Is Now The Time for Self-Improvement?
Is Covid-19 the right time to contemplate self-improvement?
Self-awareness and carrying forward
Does worrying and stress impede personal growth?
Steps to starting self-improvement
Accountability and structure
For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.
For more information about Dr. Philip Rouchotas go here.
To learn more about Roger Baird and Oil of Oregano go here.
To learn more about Toronto Humane Society go here.
To read articles written by Rod MacDonald in Tonic Magazine go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 25 and 26, 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 bolstering your immunity with Joel Thuna, how to safely bring groceries into the home with Shauna Lindzon, the state of home care during Covid-19 with David Bernstein and personal training and fitness while social distancing with Ali Lubin
We specifically discuss:
Bolstering Your Immunity
The immune system
The skin, mucus membrane and white blood cells
Blind spots in the system
Hand washing…with soap
A health diet
Spices – turmeric, cinnamon, ginger
Prebiotics and Probiotics
Supplements – Vitamin C, Vitamin D and Zinc
Bringing Groceries Into The Home
Efficient grocery shopping
Social distancing while shopping
Washing food and washing your hands
Home Care During Covid-19
The challenges of providing home care during Covid-19
Increasing the length of shifts
What happens if client or care giver has Covid-19?
Supplies for care givers
Do gloves help prevent the spread of Covid-19?
Personal Training and Fitness While Social Distancing
Motivation to exercise
Exercise and health
Covid-19 and the fitness industry
Maintaining the fitness community
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.