Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 14 and 15, 2021 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 sexual health as we age, with Joel Thuna, growing garlic with Melissa Cameron, cooking with tomatoes with Shauna Lindzon and how to stop self-abandonment with Tracey Soghrati
We specifically discuss:
Sexual Health As We Age
What sexual issues arise as we age?
What impacts sexual health as we age?
Communication: with your partner and health practitioner
Lifestyle: the interconnection of exercise, diet, sleep and mental health
Supplementation: be wary
Imperial Ginseng: for men, not women
Protein: whey protein is best
Horny Goat Weed
Saw Palmetto: for prostate health
Dong Quai: “female ginseng” for vaginal dryness
Why should we grow our own garlic?
Where to you find garlic plants to grow?
Hard neck and soft neck garlic
Planting garlic in the Fall
How do you plant garlic? (sunlight, depth, spacing, mulching)
Garlic and predators
Can you plant garlic from your grocery store?
Which parts of the garlic plant do you eat? – cloves scapes and bulbiles
How do you know when to harvest your garlic?
Do you need to dry out your garlic?
The “Music” varietal
Cooking With Tomatoes
The nutritional value of tomatoes: Lycopene
The versatility of tomatoes
How to best eat tomatoes
Roasted tomato soup
Pane con tomate, bruschetta
How To Stop Self-Abandonment
What does it mean to abandon yourself?
How does self-abandonment manifest?
The root causes of self-abandonment
What are the consequences of self-abandonment?
How do you overcome self-abandonment?
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Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 3 and 4, 2021 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 men’s health issues with Ian Clark, the real meaning of yoga with Julie Watson, five annual flowers to plant in your garden now with Melissa Cameron and anxiety and the end of Covid-19 restrictions with Kevin Frankish
We specifically discuss:
Men’s Health Issues
What are the big health concerns for men?
Hormonal health: testosterone and estrogen
Calcium equilibrium: Vitamin D3 and K2-MK7
How can you have a healthy heart?
Magnesium and stress
Reproductive long term health: Pumpkin seed oil
The Real Meaning of Yoga
How do most people think about their yoga practice?
Westernization of a sacred practice
What are the ‘8 limbs’ of yoga practice?
What is the concept of Ahimsa?
What is the concept of Satya?
What is the concept of Asteya?
5 Annual Flowers to Plant in Your Garden
Why would you include annual flowers into the garden?
The concept of direct sowing
Preparing the garden for direct sowing
Dealing with poor soil
Anxiety and the End of Covid-19 Restrictions
The easing of Covid-19 restrictions
Struggling with choices and making plans
Thinking and preparing for change
Communicating your feelings
The risk of depression
The power of ‘hope’ that things can be better
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