#98 The Health Benefits of Eggs, Why Your Workout Might Be Wrong, Kitchen Essentials and How We Talk About Death

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 21 and September 22, 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 health benefits of eggs with Tonya Haverkamp, why your workout might be all wrong with Rucsandra Mitrea, which devices and tools are essential to your kitchen with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and how we talk about death with David Bernstein

We specifically discuss:

The Health Benefits of Eggs

  • What are the health benefits of eggs?
  • The process of egg growing
  • Shakshuka and other Recipes for eggs
  • The Egg and Tabasco contest
  • What is the difference between white and brown eggs?
  • Nest, free run and free range eggs
  • Organic eggs
  • Tips for buying eggs

Why Your Workout Might Be All Wrong

  • The interconnections of our joints
  • injuries and misalignment
  • stretching and functionality
  • space for joint movement
  • focus on how our body performs the exercise
  • correct breathing
  • building awareness of the exercise
  • proper hydration
  • exercising for the best functionality
  • wear and tear

Kitchen Essentials

  • Professional cooks vs. home cooks
  • One use tools vs. multi-use tools
  • Micro-planes
  • Pans- Cast Iron, Saute Pan, Sauce Pan, Roasting Pan
  • Food Processor
  • Cutting Boards
  • Sheet Pans
  • Prep Bowls
  • Kitchen Scale
  • Heavy Duty Blender

How We Talk About Death

  • Why don’t people talk about death?
  • Death cafes
  • Rituals surrounding death
  • What are people talking about when they talk about death?
  • De-stigmatizing death

For more information about show sponsor The Ontario Egg Board go here.

For more information about show sponsor Tabasco Pepper Sauce go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and her work at Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein go here.

#50 Life Hacks for Kidney Health, Non-GMO Month, The Health Implications of Recreational Cannabis and Yoga Stretches for Tight Muscless

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 20 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 talk kidney health with Joel Thuna, non GMO month with Megan Horsley, the health implications of recreational cannabis with Rick Gillman and yoga stretches for tight muscles with Lisa Greenbaum.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Life Hacks for Kidney Health

  • What do kidneys do?
  • Kidneys and electrolytes
  • Key electrolytes
  • Kidneys and blood pressure
  • EPO
  • Kidney Stones
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • 10 Lifestyle Hacks For Kidney Health

October is non-GMO Month

  • What is a Genetically Modified Organism?
  • Are GMO’s really different from grafts or hybrids?
  • Why are GMO’s created?
  • Why are GMO’s bad?
  • organic farming practices
  • avoiding GMOs
  • resources

The Health Implications of Recreational Cannabis

  • What is cannabis?
  • CBD
  • THC
  • Sativa
  • Indica
  • Smoking, vaporizing, edibles and oils
  • cannabis allergies
  • cannabis addiction
  • side effects cannabis

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Relationships

Yoga Stretches for Tight Muscles

  • Who tends to have tight hips?
  • exercise and sitting
  • getting up/walking
  • stretching
  • slow micro-movements
  • tight shoulders

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

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

To read Megan’s article on non-GMO month in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Rick’s article on recreational Cannabis in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Lisa’s article on yoga for tight muscles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.