#72 How Changes in Interest Rates Impact the Real Estate Market, Maca For Your Mojo, The Natural Treatment of Menopause and Busting Sleep Myths

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 23, 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 how interest rates impact the rental market with Mitchell Abrahams, maca for your mojo with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen, the natural treatment of menopause with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and sleep myths with Dr. James MacFarlane

We specifically discuss:

How Interest Rates Impact the Real Estate Market

  • Where are interest rates going?
  • The unexpected shocks to the market
  • Factors impacting the market
  • The difference between the USA and Canada
  • Interest rates and investors in development
  • Rental buildings becoming a larger portion of the market
  • Pension Funds role in financing rental development

Maca For Your Mojo

  • What is Maca?
  • Health benefits of Maca
  • Uses for Maca
  • Smoothies
  • Maca-Cacao Latte
  • Overnight Oats

The Natural Treatment of Menopause

  • What is Menopause and Peri-menopause?
  • Symptoms of Menopause
  • Hot Flashes: Dairy consumption vs. soy
  • Treating mood changes
  • Alcohol: Red Wine
  • Sugar and sugar cravings
  • Bio-Identical Hormones
  • Addressing weight gain
  • Bone Density and exercise

Busting Sleep Myths

  • Do babies dream?
  • Do people only grow or regenerate during sleep?
  • Do older people need less sleep?
  • Is napping sleep as good as overnight sleep?
  • Why do we dream?
  • What is the longest we can go without sleep?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

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

To learn more about Dr. James MacFarlane and MedSleep go here.

 

#70 Stress and Heart Health, Why You Might Want To Set Up A Health Entourage, Mindful Cooking and Restaurant Pet Peeves

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 9, 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 stress and heart health with Dr. Gordon Chang, why you might want to set up a health entourage with Kathleen Trotter, mindful cooking with Naomi Bussin and restaurant pet peeves with Vito Marinuzzi.

We specifically discuss:

Stress and Heart Health:

  • A little bit of stress is good for you
  • long term stress is bad
  • Exercise for stress
  • Supplements as an adjunct to reducing stress
  • Sleep
  • Herbal remedies for exercise recovery
  • Formulated supplements
  • Mindfulness

Setting Up a Health Entourage:

  • Building support for your health goals
  • The health entourage
  • The Fitness Buddy
  • Professional help
  • Accountability Buddy

Mindful Cooking:

  • The Happiness Project – Gretchen Rubin
  • How can cooking make you happy?
  • Zoning Out
  • Being In The Moment – Mindfulness
  • Cooking for yourself
  • Solo – Anita Lo
  • The Pleasures of Cooking For One – Judith Jones

Restaurant Pet Peeves:

  • Staying Quiet
  • Being Rushed Out
  • Sense of Entitlement
  • Disconnect Between Menu and Food
  • Customer Rudeness

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here

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

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here