Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 24 and 25, 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 the future of medical clinics with George Barakat, how to improve your posture with Dr. Stacy Irvine, a natural approach to thyroid health with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and whether Covid-19 spells the death of Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams
We specifically discuss:
The Future of Health Clinics
Hub and spoke health clinics
An ecosystem in healthcare: instantaneous referrals
The “circular health care experience”
Combined access to primary healthcare
Growth, connectivity and community
Duplicating the “hospital experience” without the wait
How To Improve Your Posture
Why is posture so important?
What are the common posture problems?
What are the implications of poor posture?
Stacking of vertebrae
Upper Cross Syndrome
What can we do to help our posture?
Exercises for better posture
Rowing and cross-country skiing
Are posture problems reversible?
A Natural Approach to Thyroid Health
What is the thyroid gland and what does it do?
Are thyroid conditions common?
How do you develop a thyroid condition?
The connection between auto-immune disease and the thyroid gland
Genetic predisposition to auto-immune disease
The auto-immune disease trigger
Intestinal permeability and auto-immune disease
Leaky Gut Syndrome
Reducing the risk to thyroid disease
Testing for thyroid disease
Is thyroid disease reversible?
Lifestyle choices and supplementation
Did Covid-19 Kill Toronto?
Toronto and the pandemic
What is driving the “exodus” from the city?
The history of the cycle of pandemics and booms
Can we work remotely indefinitely?
The key drivers of cities
The hidden costs of leaving the city
The future approach to pandemics
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 1 and 2, 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 the naturopathic approach to stress in challenging times with Dr. Melanie Kusznireckyj ND, why micro-nutrients are as important to your health as macro-nutrients with Megan Horsley RHN, the exercises that support running, hiking and jogging with Ali Lubin and how you can overcome loneliness with Carlyle Jansen.
We specifically discuss:
The Naturopathic Approach to Adapting and Coping During Challenging Times
Stress caused by challenging times
The education and training of naturopathic doctors
The underlying philosophy of naturopathy and naturopathic medicines
The holistic approach
Mitigating side effects
The relationship between a naturopathic doctor and patient
High EPA Omega Fatty Acids (Fish Oil)
L-Theanine: (Green Tea)
Gaba: The stomach-brain connection
Micro-nutrients vs. Macro-nutrients
Tracking macro-nutrients and weight loss
What is a macro-nutrient?
What is a micro-nutrient?
What happens if you don’t get enough micro-nutrients?
What’s wrong with “fortified” flours?
Supplementing while dieting
Eating whole foods that are nutrient dense
The Exercises that Support Running, Hiking and Walking
The health benefits of running, hiking and walking
What are the risks of running, hiking, walking?
How do we prevent those risks?
How to get started?
Work out buddies
Over-training and rest days
Loneliness is a feeling not a fact
Cognitive behavioral techniques
Loneliness and depression
Expect the best
For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.
For more information about Dr. Melanie Kusznireckyj ND go here.
To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.