Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 12th and 13th, 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 chat about the efficacy and safety of herbal remedies with Dr. Gordon Chang, how to get more vegetables into your meals with Megan Horsley; mindfulness and being effective with Tracey Soghrati and extreme restaurant food trends with Vito Marinuzzi
We specifically discuss:
Efficacy and Safety of Herbal Remedies:
Do herbal remedies work?
The question of dosage
Pathways – opioid, cannibanoid, etc.
Toxicity of herbal remedies
Health Canada regulations
Safety of herbal remedies
How you make herbal remedies; active ingredients
How do you get an effect from herbal remedies?
Herbal remedies are more effective for chronic as opposed to acute conditions
Getting More Vegetables in your Meals:
Why is it important to eat vegetables?
How do we get vegetables into the diet?
Swapping out grains
Cauliflower rice and spiralized vegetables
Swap out wraps
Mindfulness and Effectiveness:
All actions have a cost or consequence
Five Gates of Speech
Is it the right time to say what I want to say?
Window of tolerance
Is what you want to say factual?
fact vs. opinion
Can I say what I want to say gently?
Is what I’m going to say to benefit all parties involved?
Is it actually necessary to say what I’m going to say?
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 22 and 23 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 cannabis post October 17 with Shekhar Parmar, mindfulness and coping with family with Tracey Soghrati, lifelong learning with Donna Dupuy and yoga and social media with Julie Watson.
We specifically discuss:
Cannabis Post October 17th
Shortages of cannabis supply
The licensing of new facilities
How has legalization impacted the medical cannabis market?
The “black market” space
Canada as a world leader in the cannabis sector
The USA as a competitor in the marketplace
Barriers to capitalization
American federal legislation
Europe, Australia and Asia as new markets
Production of Cannabis
Employment in the Cannabis sector
The branding of Cannabis
Educating physicians about Cannabis
Mindfulness and Coping With Family Over The Holidays
Family and feeling compelled to be together
Reflection before getting into the social situation
Shutting down the dynamic
Avoiding the pattern of behaviour
Matching the energy
How do you change your reaction?
What if things go awry?
Lifelong Learning – The New Horizons Band
What is the New Horizons Band?
Who is the band for?
What musical experience is required?
How do you choose an instrument?
Do you need your own musical instrument?
What is the commitment?
Why do people join and stay with the band?
Learning music and maintaining cognitive function
SOUL SEGMENT: Career
Yoga and Social Media
The social media addiction
How has yoga been changed by social media?
Absorbing the information in bits
“The Highlight Reel”
Yoga has been normalized by social media
social media scaring people away from yoga
the commodification of yoga
Has the spirit of yoga been subverted by social media?
getting through the veneer of social media
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