#72 How Changes in Interest Rates Impact the Real Estate Market, Maca For Your Mojo, The Natural Treatment of Menopause and Busting Sleep Myths

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 23, 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 how interest rates impact the rental market with Mitchell Abrahams, maca for your mojo with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen, the natural treatment of menopause with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and sleep myths with Dr. James MacFarlane

We specifically discuss:

How Interest Rates Impact the Real Estate Market

  • Where are interest rates going?
  • The unexpected shocks to the market
  • Factors impacting the market
  • The difference between the USA and Canada
  • Interest rates and investors in development
  • Rental buildings becoming a larger portion of the market
  • Pension Funds role in financing rental development

Maca For Your Mojo

  • What is Maca?
  • Health benefits of Maca
  • Uses for Maca
  • Smoothies
  • Maca-Cacao Latte
  • Overnight Oats

The Natural Treatment of Menopause

  • What is Menopause and Peri-menopause?
  • Symptoms of Menopause
  • Hot Flashes: Dairy consumption vs. soy
  • Treating mood changes
  • Alcohol: Red Wine
  • Sugar and sugar cravings
  • Bio-Identical Hormones
  • Addressing weight gain
  • Bone Density and exercise

Busting Sleep Myths

  • Do babies dream?
  • Do people only grow or regenerate during sleep?
  • Do older people need less sleep?
  • Is napping sleep as good as overnight sleep?
  • Why do we dream?
  • What is the longest we can go without sleep?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

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

To learn more about Dr. James MacFarlane and MedSleep go here.

 

#63 The Factors Impacting the Residential Real Estate Market in Toronto, Cannabis and Seniors, Healthy Cooking Hacks and Traveling to Morocco

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 19 and 20 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 factors impacting the residential real estate market in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, cannabis and seniors with Dr. Jonas Vanderzwan, healthy cooking hacks with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and traveling to Morocco with Elaine Dixson

We specifically discuss:

Factors Impacting the Residential Rental Market in Toronto

  • How long can you be in a positive real estate market?
  • The cultural/political impetus to be a home owner
  • Historically lower interest rates
  • Foreign investment
  • AirBnB and short term rental
  • Interest Rates and Boomers
  • Interest Rate Income
  • Millennials and the Real Estate Market
  • Development Constraints
  • Is Toronto a “World Class City”?

Cannabis and Seniors

  • Shift in demographics – seniors and cannabis
  • Lifting the stigma of cannabis
  • Why did doctors not previously embrace cannabis?
  • Senior population: poly-pharmacy, drug interactions
  • Cannabis instead of other medications
  • Legalization of the recreational market
  • Benefits of medical vs. self-medication with recreational market

Healthy Cooking Hacks

  • Setting Food Intentions
  • Changing sugar – switching out white sugar for coconut sugar
  • Changing dairy – switching to goat milk
  • Changing coffee – switching to matcha
  • Changing gluten – switching to fermented sourdough
  • Meal prepping

Traveling to Morocco

  • The Sahara Desert
  • Variety of landscapes and terrains
  • Agriculture
  • Spices
  • Moroccan cuisine
  • Wine culture
  • Hammam
  • Argan Oil
  • Cities and UNESCO World Heritage sites

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Dr. Vanderzwan and WeedMD go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and get recipes discussed today go here.

To read Elaine Dixson’s article in Tonic go here.