Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 1 and 2, 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 the naturopathic approach to stress in challenging times with Dr. Melanie Kusznireckyj ND, why micro-nutrients are as important to your health as macro-nutrients with Megan Horsley RHN, the exercises that support running, hiking and jogging with Ali Lubin and how you can overcome loneliness with Carlyle Jansen.
We specifically discuss:
The Naturopathic Approach to Adapting and Coping During Challenging Times
Stress caused by challenging times
The education and training of naturopathic doctors
The underlying philosophy of naturopathy and naturopathic medicines
The holistic approach
Mitigating side effects
The relationship between a naturopathic doctor and patient
High EPA Omega Fatty Acids (Fish Oil)
L-Theanine: (Green Tea)
Gaba: The stomach-brain connection
Micro-nutrients vs. Macro-nutrients
Tracking macro-nutrients and weight loss
What is a macro-nutrient?
What is a micro-nutrient?
What happens if you don’t get enough micro-nutrients?
What’s wrong with “fortified” flours?
Supplementing while dieting
Eating whole foods that are nutrient dense
The Exercises that Support Running, Hiking and Walking
The health benefits of running, hiking and walking
What are the risks of running, hiking, walking?
How do we prevent those risks?
How to get started?
Work out buddies
Over-training and rest days
Loneliness is a feeling not a fact
Cognitive behavioral techniques
Loneliness and depression
Expect the best
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To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 18 and 19, 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 how to improve your digestion with Joel Thuna, the efficacy of online pharmacies with Andy Donald, coping with loneliness with Carlyle Jansen and indoor rowing for your fitness with Jennifer Grosdanis
We specifically discuss:
Improving Your Digestion
What is your digestive system?
What are the sources of digestive complications?
The impact of lifestyle choices
Are digestive complications signs of bigger problems?
Improving diet and physical activity and supplementation
Organic, vegan, probiotics
Ginger and peppermint for upset stomach
What causes bloating?
Dealing with bloating
What causes constipation?
Dealing with constipation
Fiber and Psyllium
Dealing with diarrhea
The Efficacy of Online Pharmacies
What are the problems with customers accessing prescriptions?
Online pharmacy as a solution
How does an online pharmacy work?
Province wide delivery within 24 hours
The doctors’ role in the process
Technical proficiency of users
Family, caregivers and health custodians
“the personal health companion” – dosing reminders