#73 Vitamin K2, The True Patriot Love Women’s Expedition, Doing Your Own Yoga Thing and Growing Your Own Medicinal Herbs

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 30, 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 Vitamin K2 with Jenna Mangan, The True Patriot Love Women’s Expedition with Fate Saghir and Sergeant Nicole Laidlaw, doing your own yoga thing with Jelayna DaSilva, and growing your own medicinal herbs with Ted Snider

We specifically discuss:

Vitamin K2

  • History of discovery of Vitamin K2
  • What is Vitamin K?
  • What does Vitamin K2 do?
  • Contrasting Vitamin K1 and K2
  • The Calcium Paradox
  • Cardio-vascular health
  • How do we get Vitamin K?
  • Supplementation
  • How do you know if you’re Vitamin K2 deficient?
  • find information about Vitamin K2

True Patriot Love Women’s Expedition

  • What is the True Patriot Love Organization?
  • Baffin Island expedition
  • Information about the expedition

Doing Your Own Yoga Thing

  • What are you doing in the class?
  • Why do they do their own thing in class?
  • Why is it problematic?
  • The collective experience
  • How do teachers deal with it?
  • Alternatives

Growing Your Own Medicinal Herbs

  • What is already growing in our gardens that has medicinal value?
  • Dandelion
  • Broad leaf Plaintain
  • Nettle
  • St. John’ Wort
  • Red Clover
  • What can you plant in your garden?
  • cone flower – Echinacea
  • Chamomile
  • Feverfew
  • Mint – Sage, Rosemary, Lemon Balm, Spearmint

Links:

For more information about Vitamin K2 from show sponsor Canprev go here.

To learn more about Jenna Mangan go here.

To learn more about The True Patriot Love Women’s Expedition go here.

To learn more about Jelayna Da Silva go here.

To learn more about Ted Snider and the Natural Path go here.

#41 Liver Health, Cooking Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables, The Mindful Way of Loving Your Body and Shifting Your Health Mindset into Fall

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 18 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 talk liver health with Joel Thuna, cooking seasonal fruit and vegetables with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen,  mindfulness and loving your body with Tracey Soghrati, and shifting your health mindset as we transition into Fall with Dr. Jodi Larry ND.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Liver Health

  • what does the liver do?
  • what happens to the liver as we get older?
  • liver regeneration
  • what ailments can the liver suffer?
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
  • causes of NAFLD
  • conditions associated with NAFLD
  • who is at risk to develop NAFLD?
  • steps to lower risk to develop NAFLD
  • cutting out alcohol
  • avoiding soft drinks and energy drinks
  • eat right
  • fibre
  • avoiding drugs
  • supplements for liver health: multivitamin, milk thistle, dandelion root

Cooking Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

  • tomatoes: varieties
  • health benefits of tomatoes
  • lycopene
  • storing tomatoes
  • raw tomato recipe: bruschetta
  • cooked tomato recipe: cherry tomato sauce (go here)
  • peaches
  • ripening and peeling peaches
  • peach recipe: peaches burrata and mint

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Career

Mindfulness and Loving Your Body

  • Mindfulness and the four foundations
  • Noticing your body
  • preferences, expectations and the stories we tell ourselves
  • disconnecting from your body
  • feeling sensations in your body
  • language of the body
  • Carolyn Myss: the body is the biography of your life
  • the body stores experiences
  • building tolerance
  • emotional regulation
  • act rather than react to the present moment

PURE BEAUTY: Mint

Shifting Your Health Mindset Into Fall:

  • How to shift your health mindset into Fall
  • overcoming Summer indulgence
  • be mindful of sugar intake
  • baked parsnips
  • clean eating day
  • eating and the brain
  • finding alternatives
  • tips for post-Summer cleanse

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Dr. Jodi Larry ND go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.