Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 16, 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 cannabis innovations with Shekhar Parmar, zinc for men’s health with Megan Horsley, mindfulness and confidence with Tracey Soghrati and Cancer Food Myths and Controversies with dietician Shauna Lindzon.
We specifically discuss:
The process of getting a cannabis product to market
The Canadian industry reputation
Is Canada “cutting edge” in terms of innovation?
Fostering business – federally, provincially
Closing window of advantage
University support – courses, research
Areas of innovation in the industry
New delivery systems
Formulations of specific cannibanoid combinations for specific health issue
Zinc For Men’s Health
How does zinc help with men’s health
Food sources of zinc
blood pressure reduction
zinc in reproductive health
Mindfulness and Self-Confidence
Awareness of mindset
fixed vs. growth mindset
cognitive restructuring of fixed mindset
cultivating compassion for ourselves
Cancer Food Myths and Controversies
whole soy vs. highly processed soy
Organic and Non GMO foods
Is coconut oil healthy?
Does sugar feed cancer?
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To read Megan’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 9, 2017 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 recent allegations of sexual misconduct in the entertainment industry and politics effect us all with Tonic Sex Expert, Carlyle Jansen; when it’s okay to not eat organic foods with chef, health and wellness author and podcaster Marni Wasserman; and keeping your fitness up over the holidays with fitness expert Kathleen Trotter.
We specifically discuss:
The Harvey Weinstein Effect:
What do recent allegations of sexual misconduct in the entertainment industry and politics say about social norms?
Will the recent allegations change the culture of those industries or society at large?
What are the implications for the average person?
Will there be unintended consequences as a result of the spate of allegations?
When Is It Okay To Not Eat Organic Foods:
Why is it important to eat organic foods?
If you’re on a budget, which products are most important to buy organic?
If you’re on a budget, which products are least important to buy organic?
If you have to choose, should you buy organic or local food products?
What about wild foods?
How To Keep Your Fitness Up Over The Holidays:
Suggestions for people who find it hard to motivate themselves to exercise
Advice for pre and post indulgence workouts
How do you maintain exercise during travel days?
How do you maintain fitness away from home, in limited space?
What fitness equipment is transportable when traveling?