#126 A Personal Journey To Heart Health, Mindfulness Amidst Panic, Cooking with Beans and the Natural Treatment of Arthritis

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 4 and 5, 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 a personal journey to heart health with Wayne Elliot, mindfulness amidst panic with Tracey Soghrati, cooking with beans with Naomi Bussin and the natural treatment of arthritis with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

A Personal Journey to Heart Health

  • Wayne’s story
  • Natural health?
  • Jim Strauss’ philosophies
  • What do Statin drugs do?
  • Blood flow
  • Supplements

Mindfulness Amidst Panic

  • What happens when we panic?
  • Daily practice to deal with social distancing
  • Acceptance and lower resistance to “what ifs”
  • Coping mechanisms and triggers
  • Shifting perspective
  • RAIN: Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture
  • Self-compassion

Cooking With Beans

  • Why are we talking about cooking with beans?
  • Why is everyone else talking about beans?
  • Beans as a meat alternative or supplement
  • Heirloom beans – Rancho Gordo
  • Canned beans: salt, EDTA
  • Dried beans: soaking, The Instant Pot
  • Aquafaba
  • Cool Beans – Joe Yonan
  • Spreads, Dips, Salads, Soups, Stews, Pastas, Desserts

The Natural Treatment of Arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • How do you know what kind of arthritis you have?
  • How do you treat osteoarthritis?
  • Supplements: Natural Eggshell Membranes
  • Conceptualizing Arthritis as Inflammation
  • How do you treat rheumatoid arthritis?
  • Auto-immune deficiency and trigger
  • Leaky gut
  • Supplements
  • Vitamin D
  • Intermittent Fasting

For more information about Wayne Elliot show sponsor Strauss go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

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

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

#123 Bone Health, Mindfully Saving the Planet, Cooking With an Instant Pot and Getting Ready To Exercise Outdoors in Spring

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 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 bone and joint health with Dr. Gordon Chang, whether mindfulness can save the world with Tracey Soghrati, cooking with an instant pot with Naomi Bussin and getting ready to exercise outdoors with Stacy Irvine.

We specifically discuss:

Bone and Joint Health

  • Osteoporosis
  • Weight bearing exercise
  • Calcium and Vitamin D
  • Controlling the breakdown of the bone
  • Minerals and nutrients
  • The Keto diet
  • Calcium levels in your blood
  • Testing for bone density
  • Vitamin B complex
  • Anti-Oxidants
  • Trace minerals

Can Mindfulness Save the World?

  • Mindful people making thoughtful choices
  • What is mindfulness?
  • Are people overwhelmed?
  • Practice open awareness
  • Over-consumption
  • Mindful eating
  • Vegetarianism and climate change
  • Energy use and transportation

Cooking With and Instant Pot

Getting Ready To Exercise Outdoors for Spring

  • Exercise outdoors
  • Shifting environments and equipment
  • Stabilizing ankles
  • Balance and ankle strength
  • Layering you clothing
  • Warm ups
  • Reflective clothing
  • Pace yourself

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 learn more about Stacy Irvine go here.