#75 Fiber and Parasites, Spiralized Vegetables, Why Some Restaurants Succeed While Others Fail and Dating in the Modern Age

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 13, 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 fiber and parasites with Dr. Gordon Chang, spiralizing vegetables with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen, why some restaurants succeed where others fail with Vito Marinuzzi and dating in the modern age with Carlyle Jansen.

We specifically discuss:

Fiber and Parasites:

  • What is an intestinal parasite?
  • When are parasites a problem?
  • How do you get a parasite?
  • Who is susceptible to parasites?
  • Foods that move parasites out of your system
  • Fiber
  • Parasite Cleanse

Spiralizing Vegetables:

  • Why swap out noodles for vegetables?
  • spiralizing vegetables
  • zucchini cacio e pepe
  • sweet potato shoestring fries
  • spaghetti squash

Restaurants That Succeed:

  • Restaurants that have that “chemistry”
  • Restaurants as theater
  • Opening a restaurant
  • Location
  • Where’s the bar?
  • Layout vs. design
  • Mistakes that restaurants make

Dating in the Modern Age:

  • Digital tools for dating
  • False dating profiles
  • Benefits to the technology
  • What type of dating sites are out there?
  • Tips for using the dating apps
  • Best advice to begin digital dating
  • Is there still room for traditional dating?

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here

To read Carlyle Jansen’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here

#31 Herbal Remedies for Mobility, Mindfulness for Helping With Anxiety and Buy It vs. Make It Yourself Recipes

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 16 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 herbal supplements for mobility with Dr. Gordon Chang, mindfulness for helping with anxiety with Tracey Soghrati and Buy It vs. Make It Yourself recipes with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin

We specifically discuss:

Herbal Supplements for Mobility

  • glucosamine and chondroitin as a building block
  • controlling inflammation – turmeric extract
  • B Vitamins, Minerals
  • supplements over diet for vitamins and minerals
  • anti-oxidants and free radicals
  • variety of anti-oxidants

Mindfulness to Help With Anxiety

  • mindfulness practice
  • “paying attention in the present moment with an open mind and curiosity”
  • the body
  • don’t create a story
  • take your ego out of the equation
  • Mark Manson “F… Your Feelings”
  • be aware of your emotions without engaging them
  • become the observer of your experience

Buy It vs. Make It Yourself Recipes

  • Pasta – noodles
  • Pasta – sauces
  • cacio e pepe (+asparagus)  Dinner:Changing The Game
  • Spaghetti with tomatoes, garlic, basil and chilis  Six Seasons
  • Salads – dressing
  • Salads – washed greens
  • Baked goods
  • Cookies:  Smitten Kitchen
  • Bread
  • Pies: The Art of Pie, Pie and Pastry Bible
  • Cake/Muffins: Smitten Kitchen
  • Fancy Pastry

Links:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Tracey go here.

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