#65 Magnesium, Natural Ways to Boost Your Libido, Yoga for Heart Health and What Are We Having For Dinner?

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 2 and 3, 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 micro-nutrient Magnesium with Joel Thuna, natural ways to boost your libido with Megan Horsley, Yoga for your heart with Deborah Devine and what are we having for dinner with Vito Marinuzzi.

 

We specifically discuss:

Magnesium

  • Macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients
  • What does magnesium do?
  • What happens if you’re magnesium deficient?
  • Why do we want to take magnesium?
  • Can we get magnesium from our food?
  • Blood test for magnesium
  • Taking magnesium as a supplement
  • Elemental Magnesium and bio-availability

Natural Ways to Boost Your Libido

  • Reduce stress
  • Stress reducing activities
  • yoga and meditation
  • Thai Yoga Massage
  • Soaker tubs
  • Zinc rich foods
  • Maca
  • Being creative – sacral shakra

Yoga For Your Heart

  • Yoga and the expansive feeling
  • Healing yoga
  • Yoga and heart health
  • Dean Ornish
  • Calming of the thought fluctuations of the mind
  • Grief and PTSD
  • Yoga for a better sex life

What’s For Dinner?

  • Fondu
  • Faro
  • Tomahawk Steak
  • Slow cooked bbq chicken
  • Fresh pasta
  • Cacio e pepe
  • Amatriciano

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

To read Joel’s article on magneisum in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Megan’s article on natural ways to boost your libido in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Deborah’s article on yoga and heart health in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here.

#42 The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Pain, Building a “Kindful” Nation, Hydration and Returning to your Passion

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 25th, 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 the natural treatment of inflammation and joint health with Tawnya Ritco; building a “kindful” nation with Bhante  Saranapala “The Urban Buddhist Monk”, hydration with Tonic Holistic Nutritionist Megan Horsley and returning to your passion with street artist Mr. Hydde.

Also….The Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Health:

  • What is inflammation?
  • Inflammation and pain
  • Response to injury
  • stress and inflammation
  • diet and inflammation
  • turmeric, celery
  • supplementation
  • hydration
  • pain and mental health
  • diaphragmatic breathing

Building a “Kindful” Nation:

  • What does it mean to be “kindful”?
  • mindfulness
  • kindness
  • being kind to yourself
  • do no harm to yourself or others
  • shifting attention
  • creating a kindful nation in Canada
  • canadaamindfulnation.ca

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Celebrity Reading

Summer Hydration:

  • The importance of water in the body
  • electrolytes
  • hydration is seasonal
  • tap water – chlorine and fluoride
  • fluoride and iodine
  • spring water
  • water filtration system
  • other fluids: coconut water, maple water

PURE BEAUTY: Basil and Holy Basil

Returning to your Passion

  • Walking away from your passion
  • Coming close to success
  • Coming back to your passion
  • Refocusing the attention
  • Creating for yourself, but connecting to the world
  • Momentum
  • Enjoying the process over the result
  • The Bushwick Collective

Links:

For more information about show sponsor Purica go here.

To learn more about the Urban Buddhist Monk and Mindful Canada Symposium go here.

To learn more about Mr. Hydde go here.

To learn more about Megan Horsley go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.