Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 21 and 22, 2020 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 buying mattresses and bedding online with Adarsh Shah, spousal support during Covid-19 with Daniel Dominitz, the natural treatment of IBS with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and spices 101 with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen
We specifically discuss:
Buying Mattresses and Bedding Online
Can you buy mattresses and bedding online?
Is now the time to buy mattresses and bedding?
The online retail experience: quality, timing, delivery, return policy
Canadian consumer product standards
Spousal Support and Covid-19
What is spousal support?
Determining entitlement to spousal support
Determining quantum of spousal support
Factors impacting the quantum of spousal support
Has Covid-19 changed the determination of quantum?
How are the courts reacting to Covid-19?
Negotiations and mediation
Best advice for obtaining and varying support
The Natural Treatment of IBS
What is IBS?
What are the risk factors for IBS?
The “Fodmap” diet
The brain/gut connection
Stress and anxiety
Foods to avoid
Probiotics and Fiber
Supplements: peppermint, melatonin
Salt and pepper
Purchasing and storing spices
Peppercorns, bay leaves, cinnamon, granulated garlic, cumin, paprika, turmeric, sumac, oregano, chili powder, flaked onion and garlic, fennel seed, mustard seed
Herb blends: zaatar
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Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 12 and 13, 2020 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 health benefits of probiotics with Dr. Philip Rouchotas ND, strategies for hosting vegetarian guests with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen, how to stay motivated in your yoga (and fitness) practice this Fall with Jelayna Da Silva and highlighting Black cookbook authors with Naomi Bussin
We specifically discuss:
What are probiotics?
What are the health benefits of probiotics?
Boosting immunity: cold and flu etc
Your gut is your “second brain”
Can we get enough probiotics from our diet?
What are CFU’s?
How many CFU’s should you look for?
What should you look for in a probiotic?
The benefits of enteric coating
Degradation of probiotic colonies: manufacturing vs. expiry
Who should take probiotics?
Hosting Vegetarian Guests
Putting four things on the plate instead of three
Plant based proteins
Eggplant as a main dish
Pan fried Haloumi cheese
Staying Motivated for Your Fall Yoga Practice
How can we better understand how to motivate ourselves?
What is a good way to motivate yourself?
Just show up!
Work from a place of acceptance
How do you motivate yourself when you’re having a bad day?