Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 16 and 17 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 medical cannabis and for veterans and seniors with Shekhar Parmar, how food = love with Naomi Bussin, the natural treatment of addictions with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the New Canadian Food Guidelines with dietician Shauna Lindzon.
We specifically discuss:
Medical Cannabis for Veterans and Seniors
Veterans are being helped by medical cannabis
PTSD – anxiety, sleep, flashbacks, nightmares, reliving the trauma
Previous abuse of the system
Guidelines – cost covered for veterans, up to a limit (3 grams/day)
Process to get more cannabis for veterans
The costs to Veterans Affairs increased 120x in the past few years
The real qualitative costs saved by medical cannabis
The Canadian vs. American approach to medical cannabis for veterans
Seniors and medical cannabis
Improvement to quality of life
Dispensing medical cannabis to seniors in care facilities
Training for caregivers of seniors regarding medical cannabis
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 8th and 9th, 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 chat about boosting energy with Dr. Gordon Chang; discuss why you should indulge over the holidays with Megan Horsley; learn all about vertical farming with Bob Legault and cannabis during Christmas with Rick Gillman. And there’s a Soul Segment too!
We specifically discuss:
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep:
Why do we get less sleep this time of year?
Sunlight and Vitamin D
Stress of the season
St. John’s Wort
Lifestyle changes for sleep
Why do we need to sleep?
Why You Should Indulge Over The Holidays:
Why do some people dread this time of year?
Setting up parameters
Its the holidays (stupid) – enjoy
Bring your own healthy food to the celebration
Mixing it up for your metabolism – avoiding starvation mode
Reducing fat or eating good fats
Indulging before New Years
What is vertical farming?
LED lighting mimicking sunlight
What are the benefits of vertical farming?
Hydroponics and Aquaponics
Is vertical farming cost effective?
Is this considered an organic product?
SOUL SEGMENT: Your Love Life
Cannabis and Christmas:
What issues and problems are people dealing with this time of year?
PTSD, Anxiety and Depression
How does cannabis help with mental health issues?
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Cannabis strains for mental health issues
Cannabis and interactions with alcohol
Cannabis and gift giving
Cannabis and the holiday celebrations
Cannabis dosing in holiday foods
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.
To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about vertical farming and Back 40 Growers go here.
To read Rick Gillman’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.