#145 Natural Beauty Secrets For Your Skin, Taking an Armchair Culinary Tour, the Naturopathic Approach to Lyme Disease and Dealing with Family Spats During Covid-19

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 15 and 16, 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’ll discuss the natural beauty secrets for your skin with Dr. Gordon Chang, taking an armchair culinary tour with Naomi Bussin, the naturopathic approach to Lyme disease with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and dealing with family spats during Covid-19 with Lesley Sandler-Griff

We specifically discuss:

Natural Beauty Secrets for Your Skin

  • Approaching beauty from the inside
  • Detoxifying
  • Building healthy skin through a holistic approach
  • Diet, Exercise, Sleep
  • Take a wide variety of antioxidants – fighting free radicals
  • Supplements that support sleep
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Healthy cells in the connective tissue
  • Trace minerals
  • Happiness and beauty
  • The immune system

Taking a Culinary Armchair Tour

  • If you can’t travel, cook the foods from world destinations
  • sourcing ingredients
  • My Korea – Hooni Kim (Korea)
  • Bitter Honey – Letitia Clark (Sardinia)
  • Alpine Cooking – Meredith Erickson (Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France)
  • Beyond the North Wind – Darra Goldstein (Russia)

The Naturopathic Approach to Lyme Disease

  • How do you contract Lyme Disease?
  • What are the symptoms of Lyme Disease?
  • Misdiagnosis
  • How do you diagnose Lyme Disease?
  • Testing for Lyme Disease
  • Treatment of Lyme Disease in Canada: dosage issues
  • The natural treatment of Lyme Disease
  • Finding a “Lyme Literate” physician
  • ILADS : Online resources

Dealing With Family Spats

  • With everybody in the house, are there more family spats?
  • Domestic violence
  • How do you avoid a spat?
  • Communication is key
  • Regular check-ins/meetings
  • Commitment to the security of the group
  • Acknowledging that this is a difficult process
  • How do you move forward from a spat?

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

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

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

To learn more about Lesley Sandler-Griff go here.

 

#84 Ailments That Allicin Can Treat, Aging From a Public Health Perspective, The Benefits of Elder Companionship and Hot Topics in Lung Health

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 15 and 16, 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 which ailments allicin can treat with “The Garlic Guru” Peter Josling, aging from a public health perspective with Dr. Paula Rochon, the benefits of elder companionship with Kristina Dobbin and hot topics in lung health with Chris Haromy

We specifically discuss:

What Ailments Allicin Can Treat

  • The compound Allicin
  • Bacterial skin infections – staph
  • Bacterial internal infections – e.coli, salmonella, MERSA etc.
  • Viruses – prevention of reinfection
  • Viruses – herpes, rhinovirus, Epstein-Barr
  • Fungus – candida
  • Lyme Disease

Aging From a Public Health Perspective

  • Why is it important for us to think about aging?
  • What can we do to promote health for aging adults?
  • Common sense health and wellness lifestyle decisions
  • Key differences for men and women as they age
  • Helping the aging population with drug therapies
  • What are “prescribing cascades”?

The Benefits of Elder Companionship

  • The impact of isolation and loneliness on seniors
  • Factors that increase social isolation
  • Peer health care and companionship
  • What is the extra value in companionship in care-giving?
  • The aging workforce
  • Finding the right fit between care-giver and senior
  • What factors are impacting longevity?

Hot Topics in Lung Health

  • Cannabis and risks to lung health
  • The “vaping” epidemic
  • Second hand smoke and vapor
  • The cancer risk of radon gas
  • Air pollution – smog
  • Lung Health and flu shots

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Allimax and Peter Josling go here.

To learn more about Women’s College Research Institute and Dr. Paula Rochon go here.

To learn more about Seniors For Seniors and Kristina Dobbin go here.

To learn more about the Ontario Lung Association and Chris Haromy go here.