#76 The 411 on CBD, How to Have a Mindful Marriage, How to Increase Longevity Naturally, What Makes a Good Cookbook

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 20, 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 get the 411 on CBD with Shekhar Parmar, and we’ll discuss how to have a mindful marriage with Tracey Soghrati, how to increase longevity naturally with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and what makes a good cookbook with Naomi Bussin

We specifically discuss:

CBD

  • What is CBD?
  • How does CBD work?
  • What can CBD help us with?
  • The endocannabinoid system
  • The delivery systems for CBD
  • THC in CBD products
  • The Entourage Effect
  • CBD from cannabis vs. hemp
  • CBD is a regulated substance
  • Contraindications for CBD

How to Have a Mindful Marriage

  • Core-Negative Image (CNI)
  • Mindfulness vs. CNI
  • The practice of mindfulness and auto-regulation
  • Being more present in your marriage
  • Turning towards your partner’s bids

Increase Longevity Naturally

  • Blue zones
  • What do they eat in the blue zones?
  • Strong community and activities
  • Regular exercise
  • Fasting
  • Purpose
  • Sexual activity
  • Outdoor activity
  • Exposure to cold

What Makes a Good Cookbook?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.

To find Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Emily Lipinski go here.

#70 Stress and Heart Health, Why You Might Want To Set Up A Health Entourage, Mindful Cooking and Restaurant Pet Peeves

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 9, 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 stress and heart health with Dr. Gordon Chang, why you might want to set up a health entourage with Kathleen Trotter, mindful cooking with Naomi Bussin and restaurant pet peeves with Vito Marinuzzi.

We specifically discuss:

Stress and Heart Health:

  • A little bit of stress is good for you
  • long term stress is bad
  • Exercise for stress
  • Supplements as an adjunct to reducing stress
  • Sleep
  • Herbal remedies for exercise recovery
  • Formulated supplements
  • Mindfulness

Setting Up a Health Entourage:

  • Building support for your health goals
  • The health entourage
  • The Fitness Buddy
  • Professional help
  • Accountability Buddy

Mindful Cooking:

  • The Happiness Project – Gretchen Rubin
  • How can cooking make you happy?
  • Zoning Out
  • Being In The Moment – Mindfulness
  • Cooking for yourself
  • Solo – Anita Lo
  • The Pleasures of Cooking For One – Judith Jones

Restaurant Pet Peeves:

  • Staying Quiet
  • Being Rushed Out
  • Sense of Entitlement
  • Disconnect Between Menu and Food
  • Customer Rudeness

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here

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

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here