#120 Prostate Health, Building the Perfect Food Board, New Technology in Running Shoes and Acid Reflux and Indigestion

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 22 and 23, 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 Prostate Health  with Dr. Gordon Chang, building the perfect board with Carolyn Tanner Cohen, new running shoe technology with Stacy Irvine and the natural treatment of acid reflux and indigestion with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

Prostate Health

  • Prostate enlargement
  • Is there a connection between prostate health and testosterone?
  • What is the result of an enlarged prostate?
  • What is the purpose of the prostate?
  • Does chronic inflammation cause prostate enlargement?
  • Supplements to help the bladder empty
  • Anti-oxidants
  • Water consumption
  • Is an enlarged prostate connected to prostate cancer?

Building the Perfect Food Board

  • Why use a food board?
  • The formula for a successful food board
  • A breakfast board
  • A dessert board
  • A dinner board
  • A charcuterie board

New Running Shoe Technology

  • A brief history of running shoes
  • The Nike Vaporfly
  • The fairness controversy
  • The science behind the shoe
  • The cost premium
  • The benefits of the new technology
  • Reasonable expectations for the recreational runner

The Natural Treatment of Acid Reflux and Indigestion

  • What are the causes of acid reflux and indigestion?
  • What is the cause of gas and bloating?
  • Food sensitivity and stomach bacteria
  • The pros and cons of acid blocking medications
  • Vitamin B12
  • Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth
  • H Pylori infections
  • Food triggers of indigestion

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

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.

To learn more about Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Dr Emily Lipinski ND go here.

#99 The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Pain, Fall Food Swaps, Burning Man and Hot Restaurant Trends

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 28 and September 29, 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 natural treatment of pain and inflammation with Dr. Gordon Chang, Fall food swaps for more energy with Megan Horsely, burning questions about Burning Man with Mat Rosenblatt and the hottest restaurant trends in Toronto with Vito Marinuzzi

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Joint Pain and Inflammation

  • Acute Inflammation
  • Swelling
  • Sub-clinical and Chronic Inflammation
  • How do you keep inflammation in check?
  • Antioxidants
  • Anti-Inflammatories
  • Curcumin

Fall Food Swaps for More Energy

  • Sugar and salt cravings
  • Cortisol spikes
  • Swapping out refined sugar
  • Swap in whole foods and unrefined sugar
  • Energy balls
  • Swapping out salty snacks
  • Kale chips, root vegetable chips etc.
  • Swapping out the caffeine

Burning Questions About Burning Man

  • What is Burning Man?
  • What is the idea behind Burning Man?
  • The art and music of Burning Man
  • The misconceptions about Burning Man?
  • Participation and community at Burning Man
  • Information about Burning Man

The Hottest Restaurant Trends in Toronto

  • Tighter margins but busy times
  • More vegetables and fish on the menu
  • Straws and eco-containers
  • The cost of environmentally friendly products
  • Expanding brand – expanding locations

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

To read Megan Horsely’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Mat Rosenblatt’s happy place “Burning Man” go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here.