#83 Protein Powders, Treating an ACL Injury, Lifestyle Choices for Longevity and Hosting Guests with Food Allergies and Preferences

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 8, 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 protein powders with Dr. Gordon Chang, the treatment of ACL injuries with Dr. Khalil Masri, lifestyle choices for longevity with  with Megan Horsley  and entertaining guests with food allergies and preferences with Naomi Bussin

We specifically discuss:

Protein Powders:

  • Misconceptions about milk based protein powders
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Milk protein isolates vs. whey protein isolates
  • Biological values – absorption by the body
  • Digestive enzymes
  • Why do we need protein?
  • Vegetable based proteins – a lack of essential amino acids
  • Protein drinks
  • Protein and weight loss
  • Protein for men or women
  • Protein for people recovering from illness

Treating ACL Injuries:

  • The ACL
  • ACL injuries through twisting and hyper-extension of the knee
  • How do you prevent an ACL injury?
  • Strengthening exercises
  • How do you know if you have an ACL injury?
  • MRI for diagnosis
  • Is surgery necessary for an ACL injury?
  • Older patients and ACL injuries
  • What does recovery look like, post-surgery?

Lifestyle Choices for Longevity:

  • Holistic nutrition focusing on life stages
  • Are Canadians living longer?
  • John Robbins research
  • Social integration – purpose and belonging
  • Diet – plant based, fermented foods, cultured dairy, minimal meat, home grown food
  • Mobility

Entertaining Guests with Food Allergies and Preferences:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Dr. Khalil Masri go here

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

To read Naomi Bussin’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

#81 The Health Benefits of Allicin, How to Create Your Own Workout Mix, Why Your Joints Are Your Healing Centers and Yoga For Your Mojo

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 25 and 26, 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 allicin with “The Garlic Guru” Peter Josling, how to create your own workout mix with Kathleen Trotter, why your joints are your healing centers with Rucsandra Mitrea and yoga for your mojo with Rachelle Wintzen

We specifically discuss:

The Health Benefits of Allicin

  • Garlic
  • The compound Allicin
  • The history of garlic in remedies and treatments
  • Stabilizing Allicin
  • A modern anti-microbial agent – virus, bacteria, fungus
  • Cough and cold prevention
  • Are microbes becoming resistant to Allicin?

How To Create Your Own Workout Mix

  • What is a workout mix?
  • Cardiovascular, strength and mobility
  • Your workouts change over time
  • Curating your own health mix
  • Four fitness personalities
  • What activities should you avoid?

Why Your Joints Are Your Healing Centers

  • Starting with the joints – movement
  • Why do you look at the joints first?
  • What is the fascia system?
  • The innate intelligence of the body
  • Do we need to micromanage our body in order to heal it?
  • Pain relief and increased mobility

Yoga For Your Mojo

  • How does yoga help with the libido?
  • Flexibility
  • Mindfulness and connection
  • Strength and circulation
  • Cat/Cow pose
  • Bridge pose
  • Eagle pose
  • Pigeon pose
  • Bound angle pose

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Allimax and Peter Josling go here.

To learn more about Vtial Directives and Rucsandra Mitrea go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

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