#166 Paying For Our Holiday Sins of Excess, Marriage Contracts, Keeping Your Mood Up During Trying Times and Positive Pandemic Nutrition Trends

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 9 and 10, 2021 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’ll discuss paying for our sins of excess over the holidays with Dr. Gordon Chang; the importance of marriage contracts with Sabina Haqqani; the natural approach to keeping your mood up during these challenging times with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the positive nutrition trends that came out of Covid-19 with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Paying For Our Sins of Holiday Excess

  • Holiday Sins
  • What approach should you take to correcting excess?
  • Boosting your metabolism
  • The proper approach to cleansing
  • “A good sweat”
  • What are reasonable expectations from a cleanse?
  • Liver, kidney and lung cleanses
  • Supplements to support exercise

The Importance of Marriage Contracts

  • What is a marriage contract?
  • What can you, or can’t you, contract for?
  • When will a court set aside part or all of a marriage contract?
  • Transparency and full disclosure
  • Independent legal advice
  • Do you need a lawyer to draft a marriage contract?
  • Are marriage contracts just for wealthy people?
  • Can you create a marriage contract after the marriage?
  • Can you amend a marriage contract?
  • Timing of the agreement and duress

How To Keep Your Mood Up, Naturally

  • Covid-19 and mental health issues
  • SAD
  • The connection between chronic stress and mood
  • The pillars of stress management
  • Food and your mood
  • Breakfast!
  • Avoiding refined foods
  • Mood boosting activities
  • SAD lamps

Positive Nutrition Trends Coming out of Covid-19

  • New culinary skills development
  • Food shopping
  • Caring for others’ nutrition
  • Eating for one

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Sabina Haqqani go here

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

#106 The Healing Qualities of Rhodiola Rosea, Reconciling Dignity and Safety While Aging, Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Cooking with Salt

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 16 and 17, 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 amazing healing benefits of Rhodiola Rosea with Dr. Elie Klein ND, reconciling dignity vs. safety while aging with David Bernstein, breaking the cycle of pain with Rucsandra Mitrea and cooking with salt with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen

We specifically discuss:

Rhodiola Rosea

  • What is Rhodiola Rosea?
  • How is Rhodiola Rosea cultivated and harvested?
  • How was Rhodiola Rosea injested traditionally and currently?
  • What was Rhodiola Rosea traditionally used for?
  • Chronic stress
  • Chronic pain
  • Energy and libido
  • Digestive ailments
  • Mood, anxiety, mental acuity
  • Contraindications
  • Sample packs: solutions@nantonnutra.com

Reconciling Dignity vs. Safety

  • Safety vs. Autonomy
  • Dignity, Identity and Independence
  • Compromised dignity and aging

Breaking The Cycle of Pain

  • What is the cycle of pain?
  • The stages of the cycle of pain
  • Dealing with fear and stress
  • Deterioration of mobility
  • How to break the cycle of pain
  • Pain and emotions
  • The process isn’t linear

Cooking With Salt

  • The role of salt in cooking
  • Salt intake and reduction
  • Table salt
  • Sea salt, Maldon salt, Fleur de sel
  • Kosher salt
  • Brining
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
  • Salt substitutions and density

For more information about show sponsor Rhoziva (Nanton Nutraceuticals) and Dr. Elie Klein ND go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein and Caregiver Services Ltd. go here.

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

To learn more about  Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.