#42 The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Pain, Building a “Kindful” Nation, Hydration and Returning to your Passion

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 25th, 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 the natural treatment of inflammation and joint health with Tawnya Ritco; building a “kindful” nation with Bhante  Saranapala “The Urban Buddhist Monk”, hydration with Tonic Holistic Nutritionist Megan Horsley and returning to your passion with street artist Mr. Hydde.

Also….The Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Health:

  • What is inflammation?
  • Inflammation and pain
  • Response to injury
  • stress and inflammation
  • diet and inflammation
  • turmeric, celery
  • supplementation
  • hydration
  • pain and mental health
  • diaphragmatic breathing

Building a “Kindful” Nation:

  • What does it mean to be “kindful”?
  • mindfulness
  • kindness
  • being kind to yourself
  • do no harm to yourself or others
  • shifting attention
  • creating a kindful nation in Canada
  • canadaamindfulnation.ca

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Celebrity Reading

Summer Hydration:

  • The importance of water in the body
  • electrolytes
  • hydration is seasonal
  • tap water – chlorine and fluoride
  • fluoride and iodine
  • spring water
  • water filtration system
  • other fluids: coconut water, maple water

PURE BEAUTY: Basil and Holy Basil

Returning to your Passion

  • Walking away from your passion
  • Coming close to success
  • Coming back to your passion
  • Refocusing the attention
  • Creating for yourself, but connecting to the world
  • Momentum
  • Enjoying the process over the result
  • The Bushwick Collective

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about the Urban Buddhist Monk and Mindful Canada Symposium go here.

To learn more about Mr. Hydde go here.

To learn more about Megan Horsley go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.

#40 Busting Joint Health Myths, Mindfulness and Sex, Losing Weight Around Your Middle and Blood Maintenance In Our Medical System

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 11 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 bust joint health myths with Dr. Gordon Chang, discuss mindfulness and sex with Tonic Sex Expert Carlyle Jansen, how to lose weight around your middle with Kathleen Trotter and blood maintenance with Dr. Stuart McLuskey

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Busting Joint Health Myths

  • supplements: glucosamine, B Vitamins, enzymes, collagen, Vitamin C,  minerals
  • chondroitin and/or glucosamine
  • joint pain – inflammation
  • herbal anti-inflammatory
  • joint pain and age
  • foods affecting joint pain – night shade, tomatoes
  • excess weight and joint pain
  • exercise exacerbates joint pain
  • ease off if arthritis flares up
  • rain, damp weather – arthritis

Sex and Mindfulness

  • multi-tasking vs. living in the moment
  • minds are like wandering puppies
  • mindfulness and pain – as it pertains to sex
  • mindfulness helping with sex
  • mindfulness and the beginner’s mind
  • facilitating mindfulness

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Financial

Losing Weight From Around Your Middle

  • losing weight vs. being healthy
  • fat loss
  • interval training and strength training
  • nutrition
  • what is interval training?
  • interval training and injuries
  • strength training

PURE BEAUTY: Neem

Blood Maintenance in the Medical System:

  • Blood maintenance and conservation
  • addressing preoperative anemia
  • iron deficiencies
  • cost of blood products
  • anesthesiologist’s role in blood management
  • patient advocating for blood maintenance

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

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

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stuart McCluskey go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.