Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 4 and 5, 2021 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’ll discuss stress as we age with Dr. Juliana Rosario Yeung ND, how to stop second guess yourself and find confidence with Heather Lillico, cooking with zucchini with Shauna Lindzon and how to avoid yoga injuries with Jelayna Da Silva
We specifically discuss:
Stress As We Age
Stress in older Canadians
Covid-19’s impact on older Canadians
Reduced recreational opportunities
Chronic stress vs. acute stress
Responding to chronic stress: safety and health
Family face time
Stop Second Guessing Yourself, and Find Confidence
Second guessing yourself: a decision every 2 seconds
Two thought loops: Rumination and “all or nothing” thinking
The first step: noticing
The lens that we we our actions
After noticing comes acceptance
Redirecting our thinking: “I got this!”
What does confidence look like?
Misconceptions about confidence
Cooking With Zucchini
The nutritional benefits of zucchini
Chocolate chunk zucchini loaf
Summer minestrone soup
Jamie’s zucchini pasta
Avoiding Yoga Injuries
Is yoga really a gentle practice?
The types of yoga injuries: shoulders, wrists, lower back and pre-existing injuries
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 13 and 14, 2021 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 treatment of diabetes with Joel Thuna, dealing with anxiety and stress with Alexandra Leon, cooking with chocolate with Carolyn Tanner Cohen and eco-friendly sleep options with Adarsh Shah
We specifically discuss:
The Natural Treatment of Diabetes
Diabetes in Canada
Type 1, 2 and 3 Diabetes
How does Diabetes impact your health?
Managing Type 2 Diabetes through lifestyle
Diet recommendations: Carbohydrates, Salt and Fat
Soluble and insoluble Fiber
Dealing With Anxiety and Stress
Why do we experience stress?
Why is stress problematic?
How do people deal with stress?
What are the negative effects of stress?
Why is it difficult for us to stop stressing out?
How do we break the stress cycle?
Magnesium, L-theanin, Skull Cap, Linden and Chamomile.
Cooking With Chocolate
What does chocolate bring to your cooking?
Dutch process vs. natural cocoa powder
How dark should the chocolate be that you cook with?
Should you use “baking chocolate”?
Preferred brands of chocolate
Blocks, wafers, chips and bars
Eco-Friendly Sleep Options
What are most mattresses made from?
Can we use eco-friendly fabrics to make sleep products?
The manufacturing process
The wear and tear of natural fabrics
Comfort as a factor
Durability as a factor
Organic and synthetic latex
The “green premium”
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To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Alexandra Leon and Nutripur go here.