#193 Men’s Health Over 50, Stress Urinary Incontinence, the Best Summer Dry Rubs and Positive vs. Negative Problem Orientation

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 17 and 18, 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’ll discuss men’s health issues as they age with Dr. Gordon Chang, the treatment of stress urinary incontinence with Lauren Barker, the best Summer dry spice rubs with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and positive vs. negative problem orientations with Tracey Soghrati

We specifically discuss:

Men’s Health Over 50

  • Digestion of nutrients
  • Hormonal changes
  • Necessary diet and supplementation
  • Exercise: to help with testosterone
  • Supplementing for testosterone
  • Glucosamine
  • Protein
  • Multivitamins
  • Phytonutrients
  • Adaptogenic herbs
  • Antioxidants

Stress Urinary Incontinence

  • What is Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)?
  • Why is SUI a taboo subject?
  • How common is SUI?
  • Managing SUI vs. solving the problem
  • Traditional pessaries and non-invasive solutions
  • Kegel exercises
  • Why does SUI impact women more as they age?
  • OFFER !!! $50 off of Uresta (available until July 31, 2021)

The Best Summer Dry Rubs

  • Dry rubs vs. marinades
  • What is a dry rub?
  • What are the best ways to apply a dry rub?
  • Should there be sugar in the dry rub?
  • Corn starch in dry rubs for a crust for steaks in cast iron
  • Porcini mushroom rub
  • Ratio of dry rub to meat
  • Dry rubs on vegetables

Positive vs. Negative Problem Orientation

  • Why does how we approach problems matter?
  • If you approach a problem negatively…
  • What is a negative problem orientation?
  • What is a positive problem orientation?
  • Positive problem orientation is a learnable skill
  • How does pessimism factor in?
  • Asking for help

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Lauren Barker and Uresta go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

#92 Joint Care For Your Pet, How To Be A “Salad Whisperer”, Mindfulness and Cognitive Distortions and Health Washing

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on Aug10, 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 joint health for cats and dogs with Dr. Gordon Chang, how to make amazing salads with Naomi Bussin, mindfulness and cognitive distortions with Tracey Soghrati and health washing in the marketing of foods with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Joint Health for Dogs and Cats:

  • Do Dogs and Cats have the same health issues as humans?
  • Dosage for pets
  • Arthritis, joint pain, inflammation
  • Supplements for pet health
  • Are people looking for natural remedies for their pets?
  • Is CBD appropriate for pets?
  • What type of Glucosamine is appropriate for pets?
  • Supplementing for pets as a preventative measure
  • Healthy lifestyle for pets

How To Be A “Salad Whisperer”:

  • What is a “Salad Whisperer”?
  • What makes a great salad?
  • Acid, salt, crunch and variety
  • Tomato Salad – Six Seasons
  • Brussels Sprouts Salad – Shaya
  • Swiss Chard Salad – Food 52
  • Wheat Berry and Grilled Corn Salad – Bonnie Stern

Mindfulness and Cognitive Distortions:

  • Mindfulness and the mind
  • Subjectivity and reality
  • Cognitive Distortions
  • Filtering
  • Polarized Thinking
  • Over-generalization
  • Jumping To Conclusions
  • Catastrophising
  • Personalization

“Health Washing” in the Marketing of Foods:

  • What is “Health Washing”?
  • What does “natural” mean in the context of prepared foods?
  • Read the ingredients vs. the health claims
  • What does “light” or “lite” mean?
  • Buy whole foods

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

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

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here