#98 The Health Benefits of Eggs, Why Your Workout Might Be Wrong, Kitchen Essentials and How We Talk About Death

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 21 and September 22, 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 the health benefits of eggs with Tonya Haverkamp, why your workout might be all wrong with Rucsandra Mitrea, which devices and tools are essential to your kitchen with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and how we talk about death with David Bernstein

We specifically discuss:

The Health Benefits of Eggs

  • What are the health benefits of eggs?
  • The process of egg growing
  • Shakshuka and other Recipes for eggs
  • The Egg and Tabasco contest
  • What is the difference between white and brown eggs?
  • Nest, free run and free range eggs
  • Organic eggs
  • Tips for buying eggs

Why Your Workout Might Be All Wrong

  • The interconnections of our joints
  • injuries and misalignment
  • stretching and functionality
  • space for joint movement
  • focus on how our body performs the exercise
  • correct breathing
  • building awareness of the exercise
  • proper hydration
  • exercising for the best functionality
  • wear and tear

Kitchen Essentials

  • Professional cooks vs. home cooks
  • One use tools vs. multi-use tools
  • Micro-planes
  • Pans- Cast Iron, Saute Pan, Sauce Pan, Roasting Pan
  • Food Processor
  • Cutting Boards
  • Sheet Pans
  • Prep Bowls
  • Kitchen Scale
  • Heavy Duty Blender

How We Talk About Death

  • Why don’t people talk about death?
  • Death cafes
  • Rituals surrounding death
  • What are people talking about when they talk about death?
  • De-stigmatizing death

For more information about show sponsor The Ontario Egg Board go here.

For more information about show sponsor Tabasco Pepper Sauce go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and her work at Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein go here.

#85 What Statistics Say About Renting in Toronto, The Unexpected Cause of Wear and Tear On The Body, Summer Entertaining and The Attachment Theory of Relationships

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 22 and 23, 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 what the statistics tell us about renting in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, the unexpected cause of wear and tear on the body with Rucsandra Mitrea, Summer entertaining with Carolyn Tanner Cohen and the “Attachment Theory” of relationships with Carlyle Jansen

We specifically discuss:

What Statistics Tell Us About Renting in Toronto

  • 5/10 of highest priced residential rental markets are in Toronto
  • Population gains, immigration and employment = demand
  • Vancouver vs. Toronto
  • As at April /2019 – highest level of housing construction starts
  • Dealing with supply issues at the lower end of the market
  • Average and median rents have decreased by 2% in May/19 in Canada, except for Toronto
  • Correlation between single family dwellings and rental markets
  • Benjamin Tal: Risk in the marketplace: current prices are fair

The Unexpected Cause of Wear and Tear on the Body

  • Obvious causes of stress on the body: injuries, age, birth defects
  • Dehydration and connective tissue
  • compressed joints
  • sustained stress
  • misalignment

Summer Entertaining

  • Planning at the beginning of the Summer
  • Drinks: Large batch- Margaritas
  • Appetizers: Beet Gravlax, Slow Roasted Tomatoes
  • Main Course: Pasta Salad. Grilling with Salsa Verde, Spice Rubs
  • Dessert: Frozen Galette Dough, Ice Cream stuffed Cannoli Shells

The “Attachment Theory” of Relationships

  • What is the Attachment Theory?
  • Did you feel secured and cared for by a primary caregiver?
  • Secure attachments
  • Anxious/Preoccupied attachments
  • Dismissive/Avoidant attachments
  • Fearful/Avoidant attachments
  • How can we tell what sort of attachment style we have?
  • What can we do about our attachment style?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitera and Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To read Carlyle Jansen’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.