#61 The Natural Treatment of Food Allergies, Classic Cookbooks, Fad Diets and Creating Your Fit Future Self

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 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 natural treatment of food allergies with Joel Thuna, classic cookbooks with Naomi Bussin, fad diets with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and creating your fit future self with Kathleen Trotter.

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Food Allergies

  • What is an allergic reaction?
  • Why is there an increase in food allergies?
  • Avoiding introduction of allergens
  • Microbial imbalance
  • Sun exposure – Vitamin D
  • Supplements to help with food allergies
  • Increase your biome – probiotics
  • Milk Thistle
  • Omega 3 Oils

Classic Cookbooks

  • “Mastering The Art of French Cooking”
  • “The Silver Palate Cookbook”
  • “The Joy of Cooking”
  • “Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking”
  • “The Moosewood Cookbooks”
  • “Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone”
  • “The Breakfast Cookbook”
  • “Wholegrain Mornings”
  • Deborah Madison, Mark Bittman, Dori Greenspan, Deb Perelman, Melissa Clark
  • What to look for in a cookbook

Fad Diets

  • Keto diet – based on fat
  • Paleo diet
  • dieting as a short term solution
  • Low fat diets …are out
  • Intermittent Fasting
  • Weight loss as a lifestyle decision – reducing carbohydrates/sugar

SOUL SEGMENT: Fulfillment

Creating Your Fit Future Self

  • Create a unique strategy that works for you
  • Exercise, diet and mindset mix
  • Every opportunity is an opportunity of growth and learning
  • The only failure is not trying
  • Consistency and convenience

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

To read Joel’s article on food allergies in Tonic Magazine go here.

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

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

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

#20: Managing Stress, Four Mistakes That Can Derail Your Fitness and Natural Nutrition Month

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 24, 2018 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 how to manage stress with Tawnya Ritco; the mistakes that derail your fitness with Kathleen Trotter and Natural Nutrition Month with Claire Le Gresley.

We specifically discuss:

How To Manage Stress:

  • How can you tell if you’re stressed out
  • chronic stress
  • response to chronic stress
  • adrenaline and cortisol
  • back-up sex hormones
  • recognizing stress triggers
  • coping mechanisms
  • diaphragmatic breathing
  • unplugging
  • adaptogens

Mistakes that Undermine Fitness:

  • self-sabotage
  • lack of awareness
  • small things add up
  • steady-state cardio vs.interval training
  • strength training – body-weight training
  • caring about calories vs. nutrition density
  • have realistic expectations

Natural Nutrition

  • Why is healthy eating so complicated?
  • media’s role and influence
  • experiment vs. immediate acceptance
  • be skeptical of external authorities
  • do ideal diets exist?
  • sustainability
  • pack a snack!

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To read Claire Le Gresley’s article on natural nutrition in Tonic Magazine go here.