#27 Heart Health, The Best Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes and Training to Run vs. Running to Train

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 12, 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 discuss your heart health with Tawnya Ritco; the best Mother’s Day Brunch recipes with Tonic Cookbook reviewer Naomi Bussin and training to run rather than running to train with Kathleen Trotter.

We specifically discuss:

Heart Health:

  • Why aren’t people addressing their heart health seriously
  • Risk factors
  • When should we be proactive?
  • good fats and bad fats
  • stress
  • warning signs of heart attack
  • warning signs for women
  • Just A Little Heart Attack
  • supplements

Mothers’ Day Brunch

  • ‘Breakfasty’ Brunch
  • Stephanie Izard’s Pancakes
  • Gather and Graze
  • meat or vegetarian dish
  • Huckleberry’s Croque Monsieur
  • Huckleberry
  • Cured Fish recipes
  • Kachka

 

Training to Run vs. Running to Train:

  • run or don’t run
  • running as a sole source of fitness
  • preparing for high impact exercise
  • multi-joint body function exercises
  • core strength exercises
  • single leg activities
  • mobility exercises
  • treadmills vs. outdoors
  • gradual progression
  • sleep, diet, recovery
  • best tip for beginners

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To read Naomi Bussin’s article on Mothers’ Day Brunch in Tonic Magazine go here.

#25: Mighty Magnesium, Dancing For Your Fitness and The Difficulties of Changing To Your Nutrition Habits

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 28, 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 discuss the health benefits of magnesium with Tawnya Ritco; dancing for your fitness with Anjelica Scannura and the difficulties of making changes to your nutrition with Claire Le Gresley.

We specifically discuss:

Mighty Magnesium:

  • How do you know if you have a magnesium deficiency?
  • anxiety, migraines, twitches, confusion etc.
  • 40% of us are magnesium deficiency
  • heart health
  • calcium depletion
  • brain function
  • regulating mood and sleep
  • can we get magnesium from food intake
  • supplementation
  • forms available in the marketplace

Dancing for your Fitness:

  • health benefits of dance
  • coordination
  • dance for all ages

Changing Your Nutrition Habits

  • How do you know if your basic nutritional needs are being met?
  • food as a reward, eating at night
  • hunger or emotion?
  • eating throughout the day
  • moving through the stress
  • breaking patterns and habits
  • criticism to curiosity

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about Anjelica Sannura go here.

To read Claire Le Gresley’s article on natural nutrition in Tonic Magazine go here.