#158 Natural Eye Health, Self Care and a Preventative Wellness, Preparing for Winter Sports and Mood Boosting Foods

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 14 and 15, 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 natural approach to eye health with Joel Thuna, self care and a preventative approach to wellness with Tanya Salituro, preparing for Winter sports with Stacy Irvine, and mood boosting foods with Heather Lillico

We specifically discuss:

Natural Eye Care

  • The boundaries of human eyesight
  • Common eyesight problems
  • Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diet/nutrients for better eyesight
  • Vitamin K2
  • Vitamins A, C and E
  • Lutein and Zeaxanthin
  • DHA Omega3
  • Zinc

Self Care and Preventative Wellness

  • A diagnosis of Cancer
  • Listening to your body
  • Be your own health advocate
  • Access to information
  • Barriers to self-advocacy
  • The importance of community and connection to your health

Preparing for Winter Sports

  • Proper attire
  • Weekend warriors
  • Warming up
  • Cooling down
  • Is hydration a concern in Winter?
  • Skating/Hockey
  • Downhill Skiing
  • Cross-Country Skiing

Mood Boosting Foods

  • Jerusalem Artichokes for pre-biotics
  • Rutabagas for GABA
  • Brussels Sprouts for folate
  • Microbiomes
  • Probiotics and fermented foods
  • SAD
  • Mindfulness

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

To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Tanya Salituro and CanPrev go here.

To learn more about Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Heather Lillico go here.

#106 The Healing Qualities of Rhodiola Rosea, Reconciling Dignity and Safety While Aging, Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Cooking with Salt

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 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 the amazing healing benefits of Rhodiola Rosea with Dr. Elie Klein ND, reconciling dignity vs. safety while aging with David Bernstein, breaking the cycle of pain with Rucsandra Mitrea and cooking with salt with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen

We specifically discuss:

Rhodiola Rosea

  • What is Rhodiola Rosea?
  • How is Rhodiola Rosea cultivated and harvested?
  • How was Rhodiola Rosea injested traditionally and currently?
  • What was Rhodiola Rosea traditionally used for?
  • Chronic stress
  • Chronic pain
  • Energy and libido
  • Digestive ailments
  • Mood, anxiety, mental acuity
  • Contraindications
  • Sample packs: solutions@nantonnutra.com

Reconciling Dignity vs. Safety

  • Safety vs. Autonomy
  • Dignity, Identity and Independence
  • Compromised dignity and aging

Breaking The Cycle of Pain

  • What is the cycle of pain?
  • The stages of the cycle of pain
  • Dealing with fear and stress
  • Deterioration of mobility
  • How to break the cycle of pain
  • Pain and emotions
  • The process isn’t linear

Cooking With Salt

  • The role of salt in cooking
  • Salt intake and reduction
  • Table salt
  • Sea salt, Maldon salt, Fleur de sel
  • Kosher salt
  • Brining
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
  • Salt substitutions and density

For more information about show sponsor Rhoziva (Nanton Nutraceuticals) and Dr. Elie Klein ND go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein and Caregiver Services Ltd. go here.

To  learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about  Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.