#126 A Personal Journey To Heart Health, Mindfulness Amidst Panic, Cooking with Beans and the Natural Treatment of Arthritis

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 4 and 5, 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 a personal journey to heart health with Wayne Elliot, mindfulness amidst panic with Tracey Soghrati, cooking with beans with Naomi Bussin and the natural treatment of arthritis with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

A Personal Journey to Heart Health

  • Wayne’s story
  • Natural health?
  • Jim Strauss’ philosophies
  • What do Statin drugs do?
  • Blood flow
  • Supplements

Mindfulness Amidst Panic

  • What happens when we panic?
  • Daily practice to deal with social distancing
  • Acceptance and lower resistance to “what ifs”
  • Coping mechanisms and triggers
  • Shifting perspective
  • RAIN: Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture
  • Self-compassion

Cooking With Beans

  • Why are we talking about cooking with beans?
  • Why is everyone else talking about beans?
  • Beans as a meat alternative or supplement
  • Heirloom beans – Rancho Gordo
  • Canned beans: salt, EDTA
  • Dried beans: soaking, The Instant Pot
  • Aquafaba
  • Cool Beans – Joe Yonan
  • Spreads, Dips, Salads, Soups, Stews, Pastas, Desserts

The Natural Treatment of Arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • How do you know what kind of arthritis you have?
  • How do you treat osteoarthritis?
  • Supplements: Natural Eggshell Membranes
  • Conceptualizing Arthritis as Inflammation
  • How do you treat rheumatoid arthritis?
  • Auto-immune deficiency and trigger
  • Leaky gut
  • Supplements
  • Vitamin D
  • Intermittent Fasting

For more information about Wayne Elliot show sponsor Strauss go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

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

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

#89 Four Things To Do To Stay Fit, Agile and Strong as You Age, Training for Summer Sports, Mindfulness and Self-Compassion and Beyond Meat

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 20, 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 the four things you can do to stay strong, agile and fit as you age with Rucsandra Mitrea, training for Summer sports with Kathleen Trotter, mindfulness and self-compassion with Tracey Soghrati and Beyond Meat with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Four Things To Do As We Age:

  • What happens when we age?
  • What sort of health issues to older people have?
  • #1 Committing to and leading to your own health and well being
  • #2 Replacing pain inducing mind set with a health promoting mind set
  • #3 Being Consistent – Lifestyle
  • #4 Seeking Help – Feedback Loops

Training For Summer Sports:

  • You can’t go from 0 to 100!
  • Progressive adaptation
  • Getting the balance right
  • Multidimensional movement
  • Body rotation
  • Training for Tennis, Golf and Cycling
  • Rollers, sticks and balls
  • Where and when do we train?

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion:

  • What is the concept of self-compassion?
  • Shaming and self-criticism
  • Inertia and Over-Achieving
  • What does self-compassion look like?
  • Acknowledgment
  • Express kindness to yourself
  • Mindfulness
  • Why is self-compassion critical?

Beyond Meat:

  • What is Beyond Meat?
  • Is Beyond Meat healthy?
  • Who is Beyond Meat targeted for?
  • Shauna’s Veggie burgers?
  • Are Beyond Meat burgers okay?

For more information about show sponsor Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here