#100!!!! There’s An Herbal Remedy For That, Homelessness in Toronto, The Ins and Outs of Blood Sugar Control and Flexibility and Mobility

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 5 and 6, 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 specific herbal remedies that help with various common conditions with Joel Thuna, what homelessness looks like in Toronto and what we can do about it with Teresa Vasilopoulos, the ins and outs of blood sugar control with Shauna Lindzon and why we should care about flexibility and mobility with Stacey Irvine.

We specifically discuss:

Herbal Remedies for Common Conditions

  • The foundation of good health
  • Cold and Flu
  • Boosting Immunity
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Getting a Good Night Sleep
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Mood
  • Virility

Homelessness in Toronto

  • WoodGreen
  • The face of poverty in Toronto
  • “Less Homeless” Awareness Campaign
  • What are the poverty statistics?
  • What can listeners do?
  • #lesshomeless
  • Where do donations go?
  • Beyond awareness
  • World Homeless Day – October 10

The Ins and Outs of Blood Sugar Control

  • What should you eat to control blood sugar levels?
  • Fiber
  • Artificial sweeteners
  • Avoiding fatigue
  • Fat, Protein and Fiber
  • Complex Carbohydrates
  • Chew your food
  • “Go to” snack

Flexibility and Mobility (And Why We Should Care)

  • Flexibility and mobility are crucial
  • When you’re injured it’s too late
  • The difference between flexibility and mobility
  • As we age extra flexibility can work against us
  • injuries come when there’s a lack of mobility
  • mobility and strength training
  • Is mobility more important than flexibility?
  • What happens if you don’t improve mobility?

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 Teresa Vasilopoulos and her work at Woodgreen go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Stacey Irvine go here.

#23: Treating Athlete’s Foot; How Yoga Helps You Not Be an A**hole and Heartfulness Meditation

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 14, 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 how to treat Athlete’s Foot naturally with Master Herbalist, Joel Thuna; how yoga helps you not be an a**hole with Jelayna DaSilva and Heartfulness Mediation with Kim Hansen.

We specifically discuss:

Treating Athlete’s Foot Naturally:

  • What is Athlete’s Foot?
  • contagious fungus infection
  • How to avoid getting Athlete’s Foot
  • home remedies in your pantry
  • lifestyle approaches to treat Athlete’s Foot
  • herbal remedies – tea tree oil, oil of oregano, probiotics

 

How Yoga Helps You Not Be An A**hole:

  • Taking yoga off the mat
  • yoga as a lifestyle and social practice
  • physical, mental, emotional and spiritual elements of the practice
  • how not to be an a**hole
  • taming the demons inside

 

Heartfulness Meditation:

  • putting life into life
  • finding contentment from within
  • living in every moment
  • the practice of meditation
  • learning about Heartfulness Meditation

 

Links:

For Joel’s article about Athlete’s Foot in Tonic Magazine go here.¬†

For Jelayna’s article taking yoga off the mat in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Heartfulness Meditation go here.