Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 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 cannabis innovations with Shekhar Parmar, zinc for men’s health with Megan Horsley, mindfulness and confidence with Tracey Soghrati and Cancer Food Myths and Controversies with dietician Shauna Lindzon.
We specifically discuss:
The process of getting a cannabis product to market
The Canadian industry reputation
Is Canada “cutting edge” in terms of innovation?
Fostering business – federally, provincially
Closing window of advantage
University support – courses, research
Areas of innovation in the industry
New delivery systems
Formulations of specific cannibanoid combinations for specific health issue
Zinc For Men’s Health
How does zinc help with men’s health
Food sources of zinc
blood pressure reduction
zinc in reproductive health
Mindfulness and Self-Confidence
Awareness of mindset
fixed vs. growth mindset
cognitive restructuring of fixed mindset
cultivating compassion for ourselves
Cancer Food Myths and Controversies
whole soy vs. highly processed soy
Organic and Non GMO foods
Is coconut oil healthy?
Does sugar feed cancer?
For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.
To read Megan’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 9, 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 chat about stress and heart health with Dr. Gordon Chang, why you might want to set up a health entourage with Kathleen Trotter, mindful cooking with Naomi Bussin and restaurant pet peeves with Vito Marinuzzi.
We specifically discuss:
Stress and Heart Health:
A little bit of stress is good for you
long term stress is bad
Exercise for stress
Supplements as an adjunct to reducing stress
Herbal remedies for exercise recovery
Setting Up a Health Entourage:
Building support for your health goals
The health entourage
The Fitness Buddy
The Happiness Project – Gretchen Rubin
How can cooking make you happy?
Being In The Moment – Mindfulness
Cooking for yourself
Solo – Anita Lo
The Pleasures of Cooking For One – Judith Jones
Restaurant Pet Peeves:
Being Rushed Out
Sense of Entitlement
Disconnect Between Menu and Food
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.