#61 The Natural Treatment of Food Allergies, Classic Cookbooks, Fad Diets and Creating Your Fit Future Self

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 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 natural treatment of food allergies with Joel Thuna, classic cookbooks with Naomi Bussin, fad diets with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and creating your fit future self with Kathleen Trotter.

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Food Allergies

  • What is an allergic reaction?
  • Why is there an increase in food allergies?
  • Avoiding introduction of allergens
  • Microbial imbalance
  • Sun exposure – Vitamin D
  • Supplements to help with food allergies
  • Increase your biome – probiotics
  • Milk Thistle
  • Omega 3 Oils

Classic Cookbooks

  • “Mastering The Art of French Cooking”
  • “The Silver Palate Cookbook”
  • “The Joy of Cooking”
  • “Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking”
  • “The Moosewood Cookbooks”
  • “Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone”
  • “The Breakfast Cookbook”
  • “Wholegrain Mornings”
  • Deborah Madison, Mark Bittman, Dori Greenspan, Deb Perelman, Melissa Clark
  • What to look for in a cookbook

Fad Diets

  • Keto diet – based on fat
  • Paleo diet
  • dieting as a short term solution
  • Low fat diets …are out
  • Intermittent Fasting
  • Weight loss as a lifestyle decision – reducing carbohydrates/sugar

SOUL SEGMENT: Fulfillment

Creating Your Fit Future Self

  • Create a unique strategy that works for you
  • Exercise, diet and mindset mix
  • Every opportunity is an opportunity of growth and learning
  • The only failure is not trying
  • Consistency and convenience

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s article on food allergies in Tonic Magazine go here.

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

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinksi ND go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

#56 Digestion, Top Cookbooks of 2018, Yoga For Menstrual Cramps and Pain and Booking a Restaurant for a Holiday Party

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 1 (and December 2!),  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 the digestion with Joel Thuna, the top cookbooks of 2018 with Naomi Bussin, yoga for menstrual cramps and pain with Rachelle Wintzen and tips for booking a restaurant for a holiday party with Vito Marinuzzi.

We specifically discuss:

Digestion

  • What can go wrong with our digestion?
  • Watch what you drink
  • Probiotics: food and supplements
  • Fat consumption
  • Fibre: soluble and insoluble
  • Fibre supplements
  • Spice
  • Acidity

Top Cookbooks of 2018

  • Food Network Stars
  • Ina Garten “The Barefoot Contessa” – “Cook Like a Pro”
  • Nigella Lawson – “At My Table: A Celebration of Home Cooking”
  • Jamie Oliver – “Jamie Cooks Italy”
  • Middle Eastern Cooking
  • Yotam Ottolenghi- “Simple”
  •  Michael Solomonov- “Israeli Soul”
  • Desserts
  • David Lebovitz -“The Perfect Scoop”
  • Rose Levy Beranbaum “Rose’s Baking Basics”
  • “Genius Desserts”
  • French Food
  • Clotilde  Dusoulier- “Tasting Paris”
  • Mardi Michaels -“In the French Kitchen with Kids”
  • Others
  • Joshua McFadden – “Six Seasons”
  • Chrissy Teigen – “Hungry for More”

Yoga for Menstrual Cramps and Pain

  • What causes menstrual cramps and pain?
  • PMS
  • yoga movement increases circulation to the uterus
  • restorative/yin yoga
  • heart opening poses
  • hip opening poses
  • yoga poses to avoid

Booking a Holiday Party at a Restaurant

  • Dates and budgets
  • Considerations
  • Maximizing the experience
  • Alcohol and cannabis

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s article on detoxing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Naomi’s article on the top cookbooks for 2018 in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Rachelle’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here.