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 June 20 and 21 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 how your colon health impacts your immunity with Dr. Gordon Chang, how mindfulness coincides with social activism with Tracey Soghrati, in home fitness and nutrition with Megan Horsley and the natural treatment of allergies with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND
We specifically discuss:
How Does Your Colon Health Impact Your Immunity?
The road to good health is paved with good intestines
The importance of fiber
Fiber as a prebiotic
Probiotics – specific types
Getting probiotics from your diet
Digestion worsens with age
What type of digestive enzymes are right for you?
What form of digestive enzyme should you look for – pill or liquid?
Digestion in the small intestine
Mindful Social Activism
Is there a link between mindfulness and social activism?