#100!!!! There’s An Herbal Remedy For That, Homelessness in Toronto, The Ins and Outs of Blood Sugar Control and Flexibility and Mobility

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 5 and 6, 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 specific herbal remedies that help with various common conditions with Joel Thuna, what homelessness looks like in Toronto and what we can do about it with Teresa Vasilopoulos, the ins and outs of blood sugar control with Shauna Lindzon and why we should care about flexibility and mobility with Stacey Irvine.

We specifically discuss:

Herbal Remedies for Common Conditions

  • The foundation of good health
  • Cold and Flu
  • Boosting Immunity
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Getting a Good Night Sleep
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Mood
  • Virility

Homelessness in Toronto

  • WoodGreen
  • The face of poverty in Toronto
  • “Less Homeless” Awareness Campaign
  • What are the poverty statistics?
  • What can listeners do?
  • #lesshomeless
  • Where do donations go?
  • Beyond awareness
  • World Homeless Day – October 10

The Ins and Outs of Blood Sugar Control

  • What should you eat to control blood sugar levels?
  • Fiber
  • Artificial sweeteners
  • Avoiding fatigue
  • Fat, Protein and Fiber
  • Complex Carbohydrates
  • Chew your food
  • “Go to” snack

Flexibility and Mobility (And Why We Should Care)

  • Flexibility and mobility are crucial
  • When you’re injured it’s too late
  • The difference between flexibility and mobility
  • As we age extra flexibility can work against us
  • injuries come when there’s a lack of mobility
  • mobility and strength training
  • Is mobility more important than flexibility?
  • What happens if you don’t improve mobility?

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s articles  in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Teresa Vasilopoulos and her work at Woodgreen go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Stacey Irvine go here.

#75 Fiber and Parasites, Spiralized Vegetables, Why Some Restaurants Succeed While Others Fail and Dating in the Modern Age

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 13, 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 fiber and parasites with Dr. Gordon Chang, spiralizing vegetables with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen, why some restaurants succeed where others fail with Vito Marinuzzi and dating in the modern age with Carlyle Jansen.

We specifically discuss:

Fiber and Parasites:

  • What is an intestinal parasite?
  • When are parasites a problem?
  • How do you get a parasite?
  • Who is susceptible to parasites?
  • Foods that move parasites out of your system
  • Fiber
  • Parasite Cleanse

Spiralizing Vegetables:

  • Why swap out noodles for vegetables?
  • spiralizing vegetables
  • zucchini cacio e pepe
  • sweet potato shoestring fries
  • spaghetti squash

Restaurants That Succeed:

  • Restaurants that have that “chemistry”
  • Restaurants as theater
  • Opening a restaurant
  • Location
  • Where’s the bar?
  • Layout vs. design
  • Mistakes that restaurants make

Dating in the Modern Age:

  • Digital tools for dating
  • False dating profiles
  • Benefits to the technology
  • What type of dating sites are out there?
  • Tips for using the dating apps
  • Best advice to begin digital dating
  • Is there still room for traditional dating?

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here

To read Carlyle Jansen’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here