#113 Detoxing for Overindulgence, The Health Benefits of Oil of Oregano, Cooking With Fruit in Winter and Using Mindfulness to Evolve

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 4 and 5, 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 detoxing after holiday overindulgence with Dr. Gordon Chang, the health benefits of Oil of Oregano with Roger Baird, cooking with fruit in Winter with Naomi Bussin and how mindfulness can help you make changes or evolve with Tracey Soghrati

We specifically discuss:

Post-Holiday Detox

  • What does it mean to detox?
  • Why should you detox?
  • The body’s pathways for detoxification
  • The liver’s role in detoxification
  • The process of detoxification – toxins created by the body
  • Is there value in cleansing?
  • Exercise as detox
  • Milk Thistle and other herbs for liver health
  • The results of detoxing
  • Fiber

The Health Benefits of Oil of Oregano

  • Wild Oil of Oregano
  • What are the chemical compounds found in Oil of Oregano that are beneficial?
  • Antioxidant – Immune system
  • Antibacterial, Antiviral
  • Anti-Parasite
  • Contra-indications, allergic sensitivities

Cooking With Fruit in Winter

  • Dappled, Nicole Rucker
  • Sweeter Off The Vine, Yossy Arefi
  • Dried fruit
  • Dates – Caramelized Date Cake, Sticky Toffee Pudding
  • Dried Cherries – Soft Chocolate, Cherry, Almond cookies
  • Frozen¬† fruit
  • Seasonal fruit available in Winter
  • Lemons and other citrus
  • Bananas
  • Apples and Pears
  • Pomegranate
  • Persimmon

Mindfulness as a Tool to Help You Evolve

  • How does mindfulness help with change?
  • Being aware in the present moment
  • The psychological allergy to change
  • Change and the unknown
  • Embracing change and vulnerability
  • The window of tolerance
  • The domains of your life
  • Atomic Habits,¬†James Clear
  • The 1% Change Rule

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Hedd Wynn and Oil of Oregano go here.

To read articles written by Naomi Bussin in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

#95 Is Benefits of The Keto Diet, The Hidden Opioid Crisis, Transitioning Into A Fall Fitness Routine and the Natural Treatment of Stress

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 31 and September 1, 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 ins and outs of the keto diet with Ryan Foley, the hidden opioid crisis with Dr. Hance Clarke, your Fall fitness routine with Dr. Stacey Irvine and the natural approach to treating stress with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

Is The Keto Diet Right For You?

  • What is the Keto diet/lifestyle?
  • How does the Keto diet/lifestyle work?
  • What is nutritional ketosis/the ketogenic state?
  • What are the health benefits of the Keto diet/lifestyle?
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-Inflammation, Anti-Free Radicals
  • Neurological benefits
  • Accelerated weight loss
  • Maintain muscle mass
  • The Adaptation Stage
  • The Keto Flu
  • The Maintenance Stage

The Hidden Opioid Crisis

  • The purpose and intent of the 2017 Canadian Opioid Guidelines
  • Current risks to high dose opioid users
  • Reduced access to opioids via prescription
  • Denial of health care
  • How is the government dealing with the cohort of high dose opioid users?
  • Multi-disciplinary pain care
  • What is the solution?
  • Pain and addiction services into the family practice setting

Transitioning Into Your Fall Fitness Routine

  • When is the best time to think about your fitness routine?
  • The routine is key
  • Thinking about your fitness routine
  • Enjoyment is crucial to success
  • Weight training allows you to do other activities
  • Be realistic about your schedule
  • Movement breaks
  • Check your gear
  • Deal with existing injuries

The Natural Treatment of Stress

  • Who is suffering from stress?
  • What is causing people stress?
  • What are the symptoms of stress?
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Caffeine
  • Whole food diets
  • Personal contact
  • Exercise
  • Mindfulness
  • Cannabis

For more information about show sponsor Ketoplex by Nuvocare Health Sciences and Ryan Foley go here.

To learn more about Dr. Hance Clarke and is work go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stacey Irvine and her work go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.