#126 A Personal Journey To Heart Health, Mindfulness Amidst Panic, Cooking with Beans and the Natural Treatment of Arthritis

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 4 and 5, 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 a personal journey to heart health with Wayne Elliot, mindfulness amidst panic with Tracey Soghrati, cooking with beans with Naomi Bussin and the natural treatment of arthritis with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

A Personal Journey to Heart Health

  • Wayne’s story
  • Natural health?
  • Jim Strauss’ philosophies
  • What do Statin drugs do?
  • Blood flow
  • Supplements

Mindfulness Amidst Panic

  • What happens when we panic?
  • Daily practice to deal with social distancing
  • Acceptance and lower resistance to “what ifs”
  • Coping mechanisms and triggers
  • Shifting perspective
  • RAIN: Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture
  • Self-compassion

Cooking With Beans

  • Why are we talking about cooking with beans?
  • Why is everyone else talking about beans?
  • Beans as a meat alternative or supplement
  • Heirloom beans – Rancho Gordo
  • Canned beans: salt, EDTA
  • Dried beans: soaking, The Instant Pot
  • Aquafaba
  • Cool Beans – Joe Yonan
  • Spreads, Dips, Salads, Soups, Stews, Pastas, Desserts

The Natural Treatment of Arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • How do you know what kind of arthritis you have?
  • How do you treat osteoarthritis?
  • Supplements: Natural Eggshell Membranes
  • Conceptualizing Arthritis as Inflammation
  • How do you treat rheumatoid arthritis?
  • Auto-immune deficiency and trigger
  • Leaky gut
  • Supplements
  • Vitamin D
  • Intermittent Fasting

For more information about Wayne Elliot show sponsor Strauss go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

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

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

#27 Heart Health, The Best Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes and Training to Run vs. Running to Train

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 12, 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 your heart health with Tawnya Ritco; the best Mother’s Day Brunch recipes with Tonic Cookbook reviewer Naomi Bussin and training to run rather than running to train with Kathleen Trotter.

We specifically discuss:

Heart Health:

  • Why aren’t people addressing their heart health seriously
  • Risk factors
  • When should we be proactive?
  • good fats and bad fats
  • stress
  • warning signs of heart attack
  • warning signs for women
  • Just A Little Heart Attack
  • supplements

Mothers’ Day Brunch

  • ‘Breakfasty’ Brunch
  • Stephanie Izard’s Pancakes
  • Gather and Graze
  • meat or vegetarian dish
  • Huckleberry’s Croque Monsieur
  • Huckleberry
  • Cured Fish recipes
  • Kachka

 

Training to Run vs. Running to Train:

  • run or don’t run
  • running as a sole source of fitness
  • preparing for high impact exercise
  • multi-joint body function exercises
  • core strength exercises
  • single leg activities
  • mobility exercises
  • treadmills vs. outdoors
  • gradual progression
  • sleep, diet, recovery
  • best tip for beginners

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To read Naomi Bussin’s article on Mothers’ Day Brunch in Tonic Magazine go here.