#96 The Liver’s Role In Your Health, Cognitive Bias, Building Block Cookbooks and Why Planning Date Night is Okay

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 7 and September 8, 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 discuss the important role that your liver plays in your overall health with Dr. Gordon Chang, cognitive bias and mindfulness with Tracey Soghrati, building block cookbooks with Naomi Bussin and why its okay to plan your date nights with Carlyle Jansen

We specifically discuss:

The Role of Liver In Your Health

  • What is the role of your liver?
  • Detoxification
  • Creation of cholesterol
  • Regulation of blood sugar
  • What impacts the health of your liver day to day?
  • Herbal remedies that help the liver regenerate
  • What happens to our liver if we’re not careful?

Cognitive Bias

  • Cognitive distortions vs. cognitive bias
  • How our brains have adapted – fight or flight
  • The Halo Effect
  • Egocentrism
  • Sociocentrism
  • Confirmation Bias

Building Block Cookbooks

Planning Date Night

  • Is it okay for couples to plan sexual encounters?
  • Planning leads to regularity
  • Beginning vs. Middle of the relationship
  • Building anticipation
  • Planning makes sex better
  • Boosting energy and relationships
  • Spontaneity does arise during planning
  • Planning leads to new things
  • 52 Invitations to Grrreat Sex

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

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

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

To read Carlyle Jansen’s article on date night go here.

#91 The Truths and Myths of Herbal Remedies, Male Sexual Dysfunction, What To Expect When You’re Expecting To Go To Surgery and Food Safety In Restaurants

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 3 and 4, 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 discuss the truths and myths of herbal remedies with Joel Thuna, male sexual dysfunction with Carlyle Jansen, what you should know before going into surgery with Patrick Nellis and food safety in restaurants with Vito Marinuzzi

We specifically discuss:

The Truths and Myths of Herbal Remedies

  • Are herbal remedies drugs?
  • Advantages of herbal remedies
  • How does the government perceive herbal remedies?
  • Are herbal remedies safe/Can you overdose on them?
  • Is there scientific proof of herbal remedies?
  • Are there side effects to herbal remedies?
  • St.John’s Wort
  • Aloe Vera
  • Ginseng
  • How do you find the best possible herbal remedies?

Male Sexual Dysfunction

  • Sometimes men are not in the mood
  • Gender roles
  • The reasons for men’s lack of desire
  • Men are expected to “Man Up”
  • Do men want to be desired?
  • What are the benefits of men being desired?

What To Expect When You’re Expecting To Have Surgery

  • Why is it important for patients to prepare for surgery
  • The patient’s role in the surgery process
  • Why aren’t the doctors providing this information?
  • How do you keep track of what is important presurgery?
  • What is important to do presurgery?
  • The patient involved in the decision making process in the health care process
  • How do patients become more involved in the health care process?
  • “Ready For My Surgery”

Food Safety in Restaurants

  • What are the food safety issues that restaurants deal with?
  • Food sourcing
  • Are there really disaster restaurants really out there?
  • Restaurant inspections in Toronto
  • Warning signs that a restaurant isn’t as clean as it should be?
  • What are the signs that you’ve eaten bad food?

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

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

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

To learn more about Patrick Nellis and his upcoming book “Ready For My Surgery” go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi or make a reservation at his restaurants go here.