#99 The Natural Treatment of Inflammation and Joint Pain, Fall Food Swaps, Burning Man and Hot Restaurant Trends

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 28 and September 29, 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 natural treatment of pain and inflammation with Dr. Gordon Chang, Fall food swaps for more energy with Megan Horsely, burning questions about Burning Man with Mat Rosenblatt and the hottest restaurant trends in Toronto with Vito Marinuzzi

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Joint Pain and Inflammation

  • Acute Inflammation
  • Swelling
  • Sub-clinical and Chronic Inflammation
  • How do you keep inflammation in check?
  • Antioxidants
  • Anti-Inflammatories
  • Curcumin

Fall Food Swaps for More Energy

  • Sugar and salt cravings
  • Cortisol spikes
  • Swapping out refined sugar
  • Swap in whole foods and unrefined sugar
  • Energy balls
  • Swapping out salty snacks
  • Kale chips, root vegetable chips etc.
  • Swapping out the caffeine

Burning Questions About Burning Man

  • What is Burning Man?
  • What is the idea behind Burning Man?
  • The art and music of Burning Man
  • The misconceptions about Burning Man?
  • Participation and community at Burning Man
  • Information about Burning Man

The Hottest Restaurant Trends in Toronto

  • Tighter margins but busy times
  • More vegetables and fish on the menu
  • Straws and eco-containers
  • The cost of environmentally friendly products
  • Expanding brand – expanding locations

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To read Megan Horsely’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Mat Rosenblatt’s happy place “Burning Man” go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here.

#66 Weight Loss and Gut Inflammation, Sexual Satisfaction and Relationship Satisfaction, Healthy Valentine’s Celebration, and Dental Health and Your Overall Health

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 9 and 10, 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 weight loss and gut inflammation with Dr. Gordon Chang, the connection between sexual satisfaction and relationship satisfaction with Carlyle Jansen, Healthy Valentine’s Day Dinner with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and what the health of your mouth says about your overall health with Dr. Shana Friedman

We specifically discuss:

Weight Loss and Gut Inflammation:

  • Why do people not lose weight?
  • Gut Inflammation
  • Causes of gut inflammation
  • What are the signs of gut inflammation?
  • How does the body stop inflammation?
  • antioxidants
  • food sensitivities
  • Celiacs and gluten sensitivity
  • Stress
  • life balance

Sexual Satisfaction and Relationship Satisfaction:

  • What factors impact sexual satisfaction in a relationship?
  • self esteem
  • emotional intimacy
  • good communication
  • variety, vulnerability and taking risks
  • quantity
  • the connection between sexual satisfaction and relationship satisfaction

Healthy Valentine’s Day Dinner:

  • Valentines’ Day at home
  • Dips and Appetizers
  • Sweet Potato Toasts vs. Crackers
  • Beet Root Hummus
  • Daikon Radish
  • Parsnip Fries
  • Lighter Dinner – Bouillabaisse
  • Mini Chocolate Souffle

What Your Mouth Health Says About Your Overall Health:

  • What can your mouth tell you?
  • What are dentists trained to look for?
  • Displaced pain
  • Ulcers, swelling, discoloration
  • What can our gums tell us?
  • Dry mouth, fungus, yeast infection -Thrush
  • Broken teeth
  • Symptoms that suggest poorly controlled diabetes
  • Bacteria build-up – Trench Mouth
  • Mouths as a source of illness
  • Downside of plaque

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To read Carlyle’s article on sexual satisfaction and relationship satisfaction  in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Dr. Shana Friedman go here.