#88 The Secrets of Beautiful Skin, Intermittent Fasting, Mindfulness and Gratitude and The Best Farmers Markets in Toronto

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 13, 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 chat about the secrets of beautiful skin with Dr. Gordon Chang, intermittent fasting with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND, mindfulness and gratitude with Tracey Soghrati and the best farmers markets in Toronto with Megan Horsley

We specifically discuss:

The Secrets of Beautiful Skin:

  • Renewing skin from the inside
  • Free Radicals
  • Antioxidants in the skin
  • Vitamins B, C, D, E, Omega 3 Oils,
  • Minerals – Silicon, Zinc, Copper
  • Collagen – elasticity of skin
  • Sources of Collagen
  • Acne – plugged up glands
  • Hyaluronic Acid

Intermittent Fasting:

  • What is intermittent fasting?
  • Is intermittent fasting dieting?
  • What is the theory of intermittent fasting?
  • 16/8 intermittent fasting
  • Hgh
  • 5/2 intermittent fasting
  • Does intermittent fasting work for everyone?
  • What are the difficulties of intermittent fasting?
  • What sort of results can one expect?
  • What are the drawbacks/contraindications to intermittent fasting?

Mindfulness and Gratitude:

  • How do you describe gratitude?
  • The negativity bias
  • Mindfulness vs. negativity
  • Gratitude in the context of marriage
  • Bringing attention to things you take for granted
  • People with gratitude have more energy
  • Gratitude and wellness
  • Limitations of mindfulness
  • The actual practice of gratitude

Toronto’s Best Farmers Markets:

  • Advantages of going to a farmers market
  • Fresh foods
  • Fun!
  • Withrow Farmers Market
  • Unique products
  • Evergreen/Brickworks Farmers Market
  • Communication with Farmers/Education
  • Supporting farmers

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski go here

To read Dr Emily Lipinski’s article in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here

 

 

#61 The Natural Treatment of Food Allergies, Classic Cookbooks, Fad Diets and Creating Your Fit Future Self

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 5 and 6, 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 food allergies with Joel Thuna, classic cookbooks with Naomi Bussin, fad diets with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and creating your fit future self with Kathleen Trotter.

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Food Allergies

  • What is an allergic reaction?
  • Why is there an increase in food allergies?
  • Avoiding introduction of allergens
  • Microbial imbalance
  • Sun exposure – Vitamin D
  • Supplements to help with food allergies
  • Increase your biome – probiotics
  • Milk Thistle
  • Omega 3 Oils

Classic Cookbooks

  • “Mastering The Art of French Cooking”
  • “The Silver Palate Cookbook”
  • “The Joy of Cooking”
  • “Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking”
  • “The Moosewood Cookbooks”
  • “Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone”
  • “The Breakfast Cookbook”
  • “Wholegrain Mornings”
  • Deborah Madison, Mark Bittman, Dori Greenspan, Deb Perelman, Melissa Clark
  • What to look for in a cookbook

Fad Diets

  • Keto diet – based on fat
  • Paleo diet
  • dieting as a short term solution
  • Low fat diets …are out
  • Intermittent Fasting
  • Weight loss as a lifestyle decision – reducing carbohydrates/sugar

SOUL SEGMENT: Fulfillment

Creating Your Fit Future Self

  • Create a unique strategy that works for you
  • Exercise, diet and mindset mix
  • Every opportunity is an opportunity of growth and learning
  • The only failure is not trying
  • Consistency and convenience

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

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

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

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

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.