#98 The Health Benefits of Eggs, Why Your Workout Might Be Wrong, Kitchen Essentials and How We Talk About Death

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 21 and September 22, 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 health benefits of eggs with Tonya Haverkamp, why your workout might be all wrong with Rucsandra Mitrea, which devices and tools are essential to your kitchen with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and how we talk about death with David Bernstein

We specifically discuss:

The Health Benefits of Eggs

  • What are the health benefits of eggs?
  • The process of egg growing
  • Shakshuka and other Recipes for eggs
  • The Egg and Tabasco contest
  • What is the difference between white and brown eggs?
  • Nest, free run and free range eggs
  • Organic eggs
  • Tips for buying eggs

Why Your Workout Might Be All Wrong

  • The interconnections of our joints
  • injuries and misalignment
  • stretching and functionality
  • space for joint movement
  • focus on how our body performs the exercise
  • correct breathing
  • building awareness of the exercise
  • proper hydration
  • exercising for the best functionality
  • wear and tear

Kitchen Essentials

  • Professional cooks vs. home cooks
  • One use tools vs. multi-use tools
  • Micro-planes
  • Pans- Cast Iron, Saute Pan, Sauce Pan, Roasting Pan
  • Food Processor
  • Cutting Boards
  • Sheet Pans
  • Prep Bowls
  • Kitchen Scale
  • Heavy Duty Blender

How We Talk About Death

  • Why don’t people talk about death?
  • Death cafes
  • Rituals surrounding death
  • What are people talking about when they talk about death?
  • De-stigmatizing death

For more information about show sponsor The Ontario Egg Board go here.

For more information about show sponsor Tabasco Pepper Sauce go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and her work at Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein 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.