#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.

#81 The Health Benefits of Allicin, How to Create Your Own Workout Mix, Why Your Joints Are Your Healing Centers and Yoga For Your Mojo

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 25 and 26, 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 health benefits of allicin with “The Garlic Guru” Peter Josling, how to create your own workout mix with Kathleen Trotter, why your joints are your healing centers with Rucsandra Mitrea and yoga for your mojo with Rachelle Wintzen

We specifically discuss:

The Health Benefits of Allicin

  • Garlic
  • The compound Allicin
  • The history of garlic in remedies and treatments
  • Stabilizing Allicin
  • A modern anti-microbial agent – virus, bacteria, fungus
  • Cough and cold prevention
  • Are microbes becoming resistant to Allicin?

How To Create Your Own Workout Mix

  • What is a workout mix?
  • Cardiovascular, strength and mobility
  • Your workouts change over time
  • Curating your own health mix
  • Four fitness personalities
  • What activities should you avoid?

Why Your Joints Are Your Healing Centers

  • Starting with the joints – movement
  • Why do you look at the joints first?
  • What is the fascia system?
  • The innate intelligence of the body
  • Do we need to micromanage our body in order to heal it?
  • Pain relief and increased mobility

Yoga For Your Mojo

  • How does yoga help with the libido?
  • Flexibility
  • Mindfulness and connection
  • Strength and circulation
  • Cat/Cow pose
  • Bridge pose
  • Eagle pose
  • Pigeon pose
  • Bound angle pose

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Allimax and Peter Josling go here.

To learn more about Vtial Directives and Rucsandra Mitrea go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To read Rachelle’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.