#131 Immunity For Those With Heart Health Issues, Modern Approaches To French Cooking, Natural Treatment of Memory Loss

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 9 and 10, 2020 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 immunity for those with heart health issues with Wayne Elliot, modern French cooking with Naomi Bussin, mindful navigation of challenging times with Tracy Soghrati and the natural treatment of memory loss with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

Immunity for Those With Heart Health Issues

  • Heart disease correlation to Covid-19 mortality
  • Lifestyle decisions
  • Jim Strauss
  • Blocked blood flow
  • Kidney cleanse
  • Growing your own food
  • Iron Earth

Modern Approaches To French Cooking

Mindful Navigation of Challenging Times

  • Lifestyle¬† – a little bit every day
  • Acknowledging your vulnerability
  • Disruption of routine
  • Focus on what you can change
  • Turning towards relationships that support you
  • Turning away from toxic relationships
  • Exercise, eating well, sleep
  • Cognitive defusion

The Natural Treatment of Memory Loss

  • What causes memory loss?
  • What can we do to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?
  • Avoiding aluminum
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Lifestyle decisions
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin B1
  • Can medications impact memory?
    • 1. Anti-anxiety drugs
      2. Cholesterol drugs
      3. Anti-seizure drugs
      4. Antidepressant drugs
      5. Narcotic painkillers
      6. Parkinson’s drugs
      7. Hypertension drugs
      8. Sleeping aids
      9. Incontinence drugs
      10. Antihistamines
  • Foods to support memory – Choline
  • Foods to avoid

For more information about Wayne Elliot show sponsor Strauss 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 Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

#122 Women’s Health Issues, Interior Design For Seniors, Drinking Your Calories and The “Right Effort” To Achieve Your Health Goals

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 7 and 8, 2020 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 women’s health issues with Andrea Donsky RHN, interior designing for seniors with Leanne Masellis and Rosemary Chemello, drinking your calories with Shauna Lindzon,¬† and how the “Right Effort” can help you attain your health goals with Kathleen Trotter

We specifically discuss:

Women’s Health Issues

  • Women’s heart health
  • Presentations of heart disease in women
  • Diminishing risk of heart disease in women
  • Fitness: mental health, bone density, muscle mass
  • Maintaining muscle mass
  • Getting enough protein
  • Beef bone broth and collagen
  • Bone broth capsules or powders

Interior Design for Seniors

  • Maneuverability
  • Aging in place
  • Independence in the home
  • The front door
  • Organizing – for height, weight, etc.
  • Condominiums – entries, washroom size
  • Comfort

Drinking Your Calories

  • Alcohols
  • Flavouring -syrups, juices, bitters
  • Kombucha
  • Specialty coffee drink
  • Smoothies and juices

“The Right Effort” and Health Goals

  • Right effort vs. busy effort
  • The outdated version of yourself
  • Starting somewhere
  • The right equipment
  • Making smart goals
  • Growth oriented mindset
  • Tweak the plan as you proceed
  • Guilt > shame

For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.

To learn more about Andrea Donsky go here.

To learn more about Leanne Masellis, Rosemary Chemello and their work at Dynamic Downsizers go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here