#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

#40 Busting Joint Health Myths, Mindfulness and Sex, Losing Weight Around Your Middle and Blood Maintenance In Our Medical System

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 11 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 bust joint health myths with Dr. Gordon Chang, discuss mindfulness and sex with Tonic Sex Expert Carlyle Jansen, how to lose weight around your middle with Kathleen Trotter and blood maintenance with Dr. Stuart McLuskey

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Busting Joint Health Myths

  • supplements: glucosamine, B Vitamins, enzymes, collagen, Vitamin C,  minerals
  • chondroitin and/or glucosamine
  • joint pain – inflammation
  • herbal anti-inflammatory
  • joint pain and age
  • foods affecting joint pain – night shade, tomatoes
  • excess weight and joint pain
  • exercise exacerbates joint pain
  • ease off if arthritis flares up
  • rain, damp weather – arthritis

Sex and Mindfulness

  • multi-tasking vs. living in the moment
  • minds are like wandering puppies
  • mindfulness and pain – as it pertains to sex
  • mindfulness helping with sex
  • mindfulness and the beginner’s mind
  • facilitating mindfulness

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Financial

Losing Weight From Around Your Middle

  • losing weight vs. being healthy
  • fat loss
  • interval training and strength training
  • nutrition
  • what is interval training?
  • interval training and injuries
  • strength training

PURE BEAUTY: Neem

Blood Maintenance in the Medical System:

  • Blood maintenance and conservation
  • addressing preoperative anemia
  • iron deficiencies
  • cost of blood products
  • anesthesiologist’s role in blood management
  • patient advocating for blood maintenance

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

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

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stuart McCluskey go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.