#50 Life Hacks for Kidney Health, Non-GMO Month, The Health Implications of Recreational Cannabis and Yoga Stretches for Tight Muscless

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 20 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 talk kidney health with Joel Thuna, non GMO month with Megan Horsley, the health implications of recreational cannabis with Rick Gillman and yoga stretches for tight muscles with Lisa Greenbaum.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Life Hacks for Kidney Health

  • What do kidneys do?
  • Kidneys and electrolytes
  • Key electrolytes
  • Kidneys and blood pressure
  • EPO
  • Kidney Stones
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • 10 Lifestyle Hacks For Kidney Health

October is non-GMO Month

  • What is a Genetically Modified Organism?
  • Are GMO’s really different from grafts or hybrids?
  • Why are GMO’s created?
  • Why are GMO’s bad?
  • organic farming practices
  • avoiding GMOs
  • resources

The Health Implications of Recreational Cannabis

  • What is cannabis?
  • CBD
  • THC
  • Sativa
  • Indica
  • Smoking, vaporizing, edibles and oils
  • cannabis allergies
  • cannabis addiction
  • side effects cannabis

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Relationships

Yoga Stretches for Tight Muscles

  • Who tends to have tight hips?
  • exercise and sitting
  • getting up/walking
  • stretching
  • slow micro-movements
  • tight shoulders

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To read Joel’s article on detoxing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Megan’s article on non-GMO month in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Rick’s article on recreational Cannabis in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Lisa’s article on yoga for tight muscles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

#5: How Your Lifestyle Can Prevent Diabetes; The Best Cookbooks for Holiday Gifts; Cannabis Myths in a Post-Truth World

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 9, 2017 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 how lifestyle can help prevent pre-Diabetes and its progression to type 2 Diabetes with Master Herbalist, Joel Thuna; Finding the right cookbook as a holiday gift for your favourite home chef with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin; and Cannabis myths in a post-truth world with Tonic Medical Marijuana expert Michael Murchison

 

We specifically discuss:

Lifestyle Changes and Diabetes:

  • What is pre-Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes?
  • What are the risk factors for developing pre-Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes?
  • What are the lifestyle changes that help prevent pre-Diabetes?
  • What dietary changes can help prevent pre-Diabetes?
  • What supplements can help prevent pre-Diabetes?
  • Soluble Fiber and Milk Thistle Extract Capsules

The Best Cookbook Gifts for the Holidays:

  • What new cookbook spoke to Naomi the most?
  • What cookbook should you buy for the baker?
  • What cookbook should you buy for the food nerd?
  • What cookbook is right for Millennials?

Cannabis Myths:

  • What do we know about Cannabis and why don’t we know more?
  • What are the health benefits of medical marijuana?
  • What are the health risks of medical marijuana?
  • What are the strains of marijuana and how can they affect you differently?
  • The myths of the Indica and Sativa strains

Links:

For Joel’s article about Diabetes in Tonic Magazine go here. 

For Naomi’s article on Cookbook Gifts in Tonic Magazine go here.

For Michael’s article on Cannabis Myths in Tonic Magazine go here.

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