#110 The Natural Treatment of Hangovers, Home Holiday Entertaining Tips, Managing Osteoporosis Through Exercise and The Best Oils To Cook With

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 14 and 15, 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 hangovers with Joel Thuna, home holiday entertaining tips with Naomi Bussin, managing osteoporosis and osteoarthritis through exercise with Kathleen Trotter and the best oils to cook with with Carolyn Tanner Cohen

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Hangovers

  • What is a hangover and what are the symptoms?
  • Hangover prevention
  • Common hangover myths: mixing drinks, ingesting fat
  • Alcohol is a diuretic – drink water
  • Hangovers are associated with low blood sugar
  • Lifestyle approaches to hangovers – exercise
  • Herbal remedies  – inflammation and liver support
  • Activated charcoal – fact and myth
  • Upset Stomach
  • Mental Fog
  • Sleep

Home Holiday Entertaining Tips

  • Why is entertaining so stressful?
  • Having people over vs. entertaining
  • Myers Briggs entertaining style
  • Planning for stress free entertaining
  • Nothing Fancy – Alison Roman
  • Get your guests involved
  • Bring the get together into the kitchen
  • Don’t apologize
  • What’s old is new
  • Menu building – start with the main course

Managing Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis Through Exercise

  • What is the difference between osteoporosis and osteoarthritis?
  • Exercises that help with bone strength
  • Exercises that help with cartilage
  • Muscular strength and bio-mechanics
  • Lifestyle modifications for osteoporosis
  • Core strength and rotation
  • Cold damp weather
  • Avoiding falls
  • Is yoga appropriate for those who have osteoporosis?

The Best Oils To Cook With

  • Oils you shouldn’t use -Canola Oil
  • The smoke point of oil
  • Grapeseed oil -> Sunflower oil -> Olive oil ->Refined Coconut oil
  • The flavour of oil
  • Neutral flavoured oils
  • Health benefits of oils

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

To read Joel’s articles  in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.

#45 Proactively Managing the Aging Process, The Importance of a Comprehensive Sex Ed. Curriculum, Cooking with Turmeric and the Truth about CBD

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 15 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 about proactively managing the aging process with Dr. Jennifer Pearlman, the importance of a comprehensive sex ed. curriculum with Tonic Sex Expert Carlyle Jansen, cooking with turmeric with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and the truth about CBD with Tonic Cannabis Expert Rick Gillman.

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Proactively Managing the Aging Process

  • The Joy of Aging Event
  • Tips for taking control of the aging process
  • Quality of Life
  • Health span vs. life span
  • Why do we age?
  • Telomeres
  • Buffering chronic stress
  • Mindfulness, meditation, visualization, tai chi, yoga, mind-body connections
  • Self-care
  • The differences in the way that men and women age
  • Top tips for anti aging
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Neuroplasticity
  • EARLY BIRD PRICING FOR TONIC LISTENERS!

The Importance of a Comprehensive Sex Ed. Curriculum in our Schools

  • Sex Ed Curriculum in our schools
  • How does sex ed affect kids?
  • Does sex ed subvert the role of the parents?
  • Cultural or religious objections to sexual education?
  • Is there an age that is too young to learn about sex?
  • How does sex ed correlate to the prevention of sexual abuse?
  • What can parents do if you object to the curriculum?

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Career

Cooking With Turmeric

  • What is turmeric?
  • Curcamine
  • bio-availability
  • Turmeric recipes
  • Golden Milk
  • Turmeric and cauliflower
  • Dried vs. fresh turmeric
  • Dealing with stains
  • Grating turmeric
  • Storing turmeric

The Truth about CBD:

  • What is CBD?
  • CBD as a pain treatment, MS, Epilepsy, PTSD, Anxiety and Mental health
  • CBD from hemp or cannabis
  • The superiority of cannabis based CBD
  • pesticides and contamination
  • non-regulated CBD isn’t being tested
  • cost of non-regulated vs. regulated product
  • legalities of over-the-counter CBD

For more information about show sponsor The Joy of Aging go here.

For more information about Dr. Jennifer Pearlman go here

To read Carlyle’s article about sex ed. in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To read Rick’s article on yoga breathing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.