#35 Natural Treatment of Flatulence, Top Tips for Exercising Outdoors, What Its Like To Defend An Accused Murderer and Hot Yoga

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 7, 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 how to treat flatulence naturally with Master Herbalist, Joel Thuna; the top tips for exercising outdoors with Kathleen Trotter, what it’s like to defend an accused murderer with Boris Bytensky and the ins and outs of Hot Yoga with Rachelle Wintzen

We specifically discuss:

Treating Flatulence Naturally:

  • the physiology of flatulence?
  • Its all about the sulphur
  • causes of flatulence
  • conditions leading to flatulence
  • foods that lead to flatulence
  • “Fodmap”
  • Reducing flatulence

The Ins and Outs of Exercising Outdoors

  • Why exercise outdoors?
  • cost and accessibility
  • sun protection
  • hydration
  • viability
  • footwear
  • parks
  • cottages- water
  • water safety

What Its Like To Defend an Accused Murderer

  • What’s the hardest part of defending a murderer?
  • stress and the process
  • there are no small cases
  • technology and litigation
  • social media
  • cell phone
  • #metoo
  • fair trial
  • stress of practice

Hot Yoga:

  • What is hot yoga?
  • infrared heat
  • Bikram yoga
  • risk of injury
  • hydration
  • clothing
  • sweat

Links:

For Joel’s article about Flatulence in Tonic Magazine go here. 

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Boris Bytensky go here.

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

#34 How Gut Health Affects Mood, Mental Performance and Immunity, What Your Feet Can Tell You About Your Health, Insider Restaurant Talk and Overcoming Shyness

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 30, 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 your gut health with Tawnya Ritco; what your feet can tell you about your health with Chiropodist Katie Blundell, insider restaurant info with restaurateur Vito Marinuzzi and overcoming shyness with author Cynthia Gould

We specifically discuss:

Gut Health:

  • Why is gut health so important?
  • Gut health and immunity
  • “leaky gut” and IBS
  • Gut and cognitive response
  • Gut and your mood
  • Signs of poor gut health
  • Factors interfering with gut health
  • Antibiotics, toxic loads, stress, hydration
  • prebiotics and probiotics
  • supplements

What Your Feet Can Tell You About Your Health:

  • What do Chiropodists do?
  • Chiropodists and Podiatrists
  • Why see a Chiropodist?
  • Bio-mechanics
  • What your feet can tell you about your health
  • Diabetes – sensation loss
  • Circulation issues
  • ingrown toenails
  • hereditary issues
  • sports injuries
  • flip-flops and summer footwear
  • pedicures

Insider Restaurant Talk:

  • Europeans vs North American restaurants
  • tipping
  • alcohol
  • bread and water
  • food delivery
  • branding, cookbooks,

Overcoming Shyness:

  • What is shyness?
  • Deciding not to be shy
  • Steps to overcome shyness
  • Putting yourself out there
  • The fear response
  • The worst part about fear
  • Anxiety

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about Chiropodists go here.

To book a table at Vito Marinuzzi’s restaurant go here.

To read more about Cynthia Gould and overcoming shyness go here.