Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 14 and 15, 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 the natural approach to eye health with Joel Thuna, self care and a preventative approach to wellness with Tanya Salituro, preparing for Winter sports with Stacy Irvine, and mood boosting foods with Heather Lillico
We specifically discuss:
Natural Eye Care
The boundaries of human eyesight
Common eyesight problems
Dry Eye Disease
Diet/nutrients for better eyesight
Vitamins A, C and E
Lutein and Zeaxanthin
Self Care and Preventative Wellness
A diagnosis of Cancer
Listening to your body
Be your own health advocate
Access to information
Barriers to self-advocacy
The importance of community and connection to your health
Preparing for Winter Sports
Is hydration a concern in Winter?
Mood Boosting Foods
Jerusalem Artichokes for pre-biotics
Rutabagas for GABA
Brussels Sprouts for folate
Probiotics and fermented foods
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Tanya Salituro and CanPrev go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 25 and 26, 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 Natural Herbs and Immunity with Caitlin Rivett-Carnac, Sleep Positions for Best Rest with Adarsh Shah, Summer Drink Alternatives with Megan Horsley and Taking the Yoga Practice Out of the Studio with Julie Watson
We specifically discuss:
Organic Herbs and Immunity
Growing herbs for herbal remedies
Why is understanding the source of the herb important?
What is involved in growing an organic herb?
The extraction process
The formulation of immune products
A proactive approach to immunity
What is the process in developing herbal products?
What do we know about sleep?
Why do we sleep on a flat surface?
Is there a proper sleep position?
What is the purpose of the pillow?
Should we concerned if we’re sleeping on our front, side or back?
Does the hardness affect the quality of sleep?
How do we avoid neck pain while sleeping?
How do we avoid back pain?
Summer Drink Alternatives
Should we rely on alcoholic drinks to hydrate?
Added refined sugar
Alcohol is digested faster than food
Diet soda and alternatives
Iced Coffee and Tea
Taking Yoga Outside The Studio
Yoga is more than movement
Connection and conversation through technology and social media
Dismantling the membership model
Outdoor yoga classes
What will studios look like when they reopen?
Online platforms – Zoom classes
For more information about show sponsor St. Francis Herb Farm go here.
To learn more about Adarsh Shah and Ultramatic go here.