Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 29th and 30th, 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 promise and possibility of cannabis with Bruce McEachern, hiring a caregiver privately vs. hiring a firm with David Bernstein; the power of and responsibility for sexual arousal with Carlyle Jansen and the documentary “Food For Thought” with filmmaker Leora Eisen
We specifically discuss:
The Possibility and Promise of Medical Cannabis:
What does the Promise and Possibility of Medical Cannabis mean?
How does somebody new to medical cannabis get started?
What do patients do who don’t want to smoke cannabis?
Are people now avoiding medical cannabis to self-medicate?
Are insurers covering medical cannabis?
Medical Cannabis as an alternative to opioids and anti-inflammatory drugs
Medical cannabis and quality of life
Are we hardwired for medical cannabis?
Hiring a Caregiver Directly vs. Hiring a Firm:
What are the pros of hiring a caregiver directly?
What are the cons of hiring a caregiver directly?
What are the benefits of hiring a firm?
Screening, insurance, training
Training for PSW’s and nurses
Complicated scheduling for extended care-giving
Situations change in care-giving
Extra value in hiring a firm – collateral benefits
The Responsibility for, and Power of, Arousal:
Importance of responsibility and power of pleasure in a long term relationship
“How would you like me to touch you?”
“How would I like you to touch me?”
Patterns of interaction
“How do I know what I want?”
Wheel of Consent
We have to “grow up”
Setting boundaries when you don’t want to be touched
SOUL SEGMENT: Relationships
“Food For Thought”:
Why is food so complicated?
We need to rethink our diet
The devaluation of cooking
Should we be concerned about calories?
fibre, carbohydrates, fats
why diets don’t work
stop eating ultra-processed foods
For more information about show sponsor AgMedica Bioscience go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 17 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 the pros and cons of offloading responsibility for Toronto’s infrastructure to the province with Mitchell Abrahams, digital access to health records in Canada with Michael Green, healthy fats with Dr. Emily Lipinski and prebiotics vs. probiotics with Tonic Holistic Nutritionist Megan Horsley.
Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin
We specifically discuss:
Offloading Responsibility for Toronto’s Infrastructure to the Province
What is Infrastructure?
Tax collection and responsibility
Sources of revenues and raising capital
raising capital through public/private collaboration
Provincial growth plan: Urban growth centers
Growing the region
Benefits: Private Sector Suppliers
Cons: Less local say
Digital Access to Health Records in Canada
Current status of records in our health system
Adopting new technology
Reasons to update technology
Will some be left behind: age and affordability
Access and mobility concerns
Aspirations: Controlling health care through mobile devices
Resources required to make change
Timeline for changes:
Jurisdictions and resources to coordinate provinces and territories
Should we avoid fats?
Sugar is the new fat
Quality of fats
We need fat in our diets
Healthy vs. Unhealthy fats
Prebiotics vs. Probiotics
What are probiotics?
What do probiotics do?
How do we know we need more probiotics?
Where do we get probiotics from?
Supplementation, fermented foods
What do prebiotics do?
What are prebiotics?
For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.
To learn more about Michael Green’s work and Access 2022 go here.
To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.
To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.