Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 8 and 9, 2021 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 maintaining your immunity through warmer weather with Andrea Donsky, non-meat barbecuing ideas with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen, how to relieve your stressed adrenal system with Heather Lillico and the connection between sex and depression with Carlyle Jansen
We specifically discuss:
Warm Weather Immunity
Supporting immunity all year round is important
Converting Vitamin D from the sun as we age
Are Canadians getting optimal levels of Vitamin D?
Food sources of Vitamin D
Vegetables as main dishes
Feta or Haloumi cheese
Relief for Stressed Adrenals
What do adrenal glands do?
Cortisol and Adrenaline
The symptoms of chronic stress
“Tired and wired”
Foods to support your adrenal system
Foods to avoid
Sex and Depression
Symptoms of depression
Consequences of depression regarding sex
Alienation and lack of connection
Impact on sex drive
Maintaining intimacy and connection
What can we do for our partners who are depressed?
For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 13 and 14, 2021 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 diabetes with Joel Thuna, dealing with anxiety and stress with Alexandra Leon, cooking with chocolate with Carolyn Tanner Cohen and eco-friendly sleep options with Adarsh Shah
We specifically discuss:
The Natural Treatment of Diabetes
Diabetes in Canada
Type 1, 2 and 3 Diabetes
How does Diabetes impact your health?
Managing Type 2 Diabetes through lifestyle
Diet recommendations: Carbohydrates, Salt and Fat
Soluble and insoluble Fiber
Dealing With Anxiety and Stress
Why do we experience stress?
Why is stress problematic?
How do people deal with stress?
What are the negative effects of stress?
Why is it difficult for us to stop stressing out?
How do we break the stress cycle?
Magnesium, L-theanin, Skull Cap, Linden and Chamomile.
Cooking With Chocolate
What does chocolate bring to your cooking?
Dutch process vs. natural cocoa powder
How dark should the chocolate be that you cook with?
Should you use “baking chocolate”?
Preferred brands of chocolate
Blocks, wafers, chips and bars
Eco-Friendly Sleep Options
What are most mattresses made from?
Can we use eco-friendly fabrics to make sleep products?
The manufacturing process
The wear and tear of natural fabrics
Comfort as a factor
Durability as a factor
Organic and synthetic latex
The “green premium”
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Alexandra Leon and Nutripur go here.