#76 The 411 on CBD, How to Have a Mindful Marriage, How to Increase Longevity Naturally, What Makes a Good Cookbook

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 20, 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 get the 411 on CBD with Shekhar Parmar, and we’ll discuss how to have a mindful marriage with Tracey Soghrati, how to increase longevity naturally with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and what makes a good cookbook with Naomi Bussin

We specifically discuss:

CBD

  • What is CBD?
  • How does CBD work?
  • What can CBD help us with?
  • The endocannabinoid system
  • The delivery systems for CBD
  • THC in CBD products
  • The Entourage Effect
  • CBD from cannabis vs. hemp
  • CBD is a regulated substance
  • Contraindications for CBD

How to Have a Mindful Marriage

  • Core-Negative Image (CNI)
  • Mindfulness vs. CNI
  • The practice of mindfulness and auto-regulation
  • Being more present in your marriage
  • Turning towards your partner’s bids

Increase Longevity Naturally

  • Blue zones
  • What do they eat in the blue zones?
  • Strong community and activities
  • Regular exercise
  • Fasting
  • Purpose
  • Sexual activity
  • Outdoor activity
  • Exposure to cold

What Makes a Good Cookbook?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.

To find Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Emily Lipinski go here.

#71 Innovations in Cannabis, Zinc and Men’s Health, Mindfulness and Self-Confidence and Cancer Food Myths and Controversies

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:

Cannabis Innovations

  • The process of getting a cannabis product to market
  • The Canadian industry reputation
  • Is Canada “cutting edge” in terms of innovation?
  • Delivery Systems
  • Fostering business – federally, provincially
  • Closing window of advantage
  • University support – courses, research
  • Areas of innovation in the industry
  • Other cannibanoids
  • 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
  • Testosterone/Estrogen
  • Sperm production
  • Antibacterial
  • Food sources of zinc
  • blood pressure reduction
  • cholesterol reduction
  • thyroid health
  • zinc in reproductive health

Mindfulness and Self-Confidence

  • Awareness of mindset
  • fixed vs. growth mindset
  • cognitive restructuring of fixed mindset
  • cognitive distortions
  • catastrophising
  • over-generalization
  • core-negative image
  • filtering
  • cultivating compassion for ourselves

Cancer Food Myths and Controversies

  • Soy/Cancer connection
  • whole soy vs. highly processed soy
  • phytoestrogens
  • Organic and Non GMO foods
  • Is coconut oil healthy?
  • Does sugar feed cancer?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.

To read Megan’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.