#88 The Secrets of Beautiful Skin, Intermittent Fasting, Mindfulness and Gratitude and The Best Farmers Markets in Toronto

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 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 the secrets of beautiful skin with Dr. Gordon Chang, intermittent fasting with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND, mindfulness and gratitude with Tracey Soghrati and the best farmers markets in Toronto with Megan Horsley

We specifically discuss:

The Secrets of Beautiful Skin:

  • Renewing skin from the inside
  • Free Radicals
  • Antioxidants in the skin
  • Vitamins B, C, D, E, Omega 3 Oils,
  • Minerals – Silicon, Zinc, Copper
  • Collagen – elasticity of skin
  • Sources of Collagen
  • Acne – plugged up glands
  • Hyaluronic Acid

Intermittent Fasting:

  • What is intermittent fasting?
  • Is intermittent fasting dieting?
  • What is the theory of intermittent fasting?
  • 16/8 intermittent fasting
  • Hgh
  • 5/2 intermittent fasting
  • Does intermittent fasting work for everyone?
  • What are the difficulties of intermittent fasting?
  • What sort of results can one expect?
  • What are the drawbacks/contraindications to intermittent fasting?

Mindfulness and Gratitude:

  • How do you describe gratitude?
  • The negativity bias
  • Mindfulness vs. negativity
  • Gratitude in the context of marriage
  • Bringing attention to things you take for granted
  • People with gratitude have more energy
  • Gratitude and wellness
  • Limitations of mindfulness
  • The actual practice of gratitude

Toronto’s Best Farmers Markets:

  • Advantages of going to a farmers market
  • Fresh foods
  • Fun!
  • Withrow Farmers Market
  • Unique products
  • Evergreen/Brickworks Farmers Market
  • Communication with Farmers/Education
  • Supporting farmers

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski go here

To read Dr Emily Lipinski’s article in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here

 

 

#31 Herbal Remedies for Mobility, Mindfulness for Helping With Anxiety and Buy It vs. Make It Yourself Recipes

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 16 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 herbal supplements for mobility with Dr. Gordon Chang, mindfulness for helping with anxiety with Tracey Soghrati and Buy It vs. Make It Yourself recipes with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin

We specifically discuss:

Herbal Supplements for Mobility

  • glucosamine and chondroitin as a building block
  • controlling inflammation – turmeric extract
  • B Vitamins, Minerals
  • supplements over diet for vitamins and minerals
  • anti-oxidants and free radicals
  • variety of anti-oxidants

Mindfulness to Help With Anxiety

  • mindfulness practice
  • “paying attention in the present moment with an open mind and curiosity”
  • the body
  • don’t create a story
  • take your ego out of the equation
  • Mark Manson “F… Your Feelings”
  • be aware of your emotions without engaging them
  • become the observer of your experience

Buy It vs. Make It Yourself Recipes

  • Pasta – noodles
  • Pasta – sauces
  • cacio e pepe (+asparagus)  Dinner:Changing The Game
  • Spaghetti with tomatoes, garlic, basil and chilis  Six Seasons
  • Salads – dressing
  • Salads – washed greens
  • Baked goods
  • Cookies:  Smitten Kitchen
  • Bread
  • Pies: The Art of Pie, Pie and Pastry Bible
  • Cake/Muffins: Smitten Kitchen
  • Fancy Pastry

Links:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Tracey go here.

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