Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 14 and 15, 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 sexual health as we age, with Joel Thuna, growing garlic with Melissa Cameron, cooking with tomatoes with Shauna Lindzon and how to stop self-abandonment with Tracey Soghrati
We specifically discuss:
Sexual Health As We Age
What sexual issues arise as we age?
What impacts sexual health as we age?
Communication: with your partner and health practitioner
Lifestyle: the interconnection of exercise, diet, sleep and mental health
Supplementation: be wary
Imperial Ginseng: for men, not women
Protein: whey protein is best
Horny Goat Weed
Saw Palmetto: for prostate health
Dong Quai: “female ginseng” for vaginal dryness
Why should we grow our own garlic?
Where to you find garlic plants to grow?
Hard neck and soft neck garlic
Planting garlic in the Fall
How do you plant garlic? (sunlight, depth, spacing, mulching)
Garlic and predators
Can you plant garlic from your grocery store?
Which parts of the garlic plant do you eat? – cloves scapes and bulbiles
How do you know when to harvest your garlic?
Do you need to dry out your garlic?
The “Music” varietal
Cooking With Tomatoes
The nutritional value of tomatoes: Lycopene
The versatility of tomatoes
How to best eat tomatoes
Roasted tomato soup
Pane con tomate, bruschetta
How To Stop Self-Abandonment
What does it mean to abandon yourself?
How does self-abandonment manifest?
The root causes of self-abandonment
What are the consequences of self-abandonment?
How do you overcome self-abandonment?
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 5 and 6, 2020 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 how to treat a libido under stress with Dr. Gordon Chang, whether it is necessary to change our diet as we age with Shauna Lindzon, naturopathy as it interconnects with allopathy with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and mindfulness, middle age and self-actualization with Tracey Soghrati.
We specifically discuss:
Your Libido Under Stress
How is Covid-19 (stress) affecting your libido?
Lifestyle approaches to reducing stress
How does stress manifest in the body?
Herbs to help with sleep
Exercise to relieve stress
“Libido” herbs- natural aphrodisiacs
Increasing testosterone production
Antioxidants to fight free radicals
Should We Change Our Diets As We Age?
Do our nutritional needs change as we age?
Muscle to fat ratios change
Vitamins B12 and D
Eating a variety of whole foods
Changing taste and digestion
Eat at the same time each day
Naturopathy and Allopathy
The differences between Naturopathic and Allopathic doctors
What do Naturopathic doctors treat?
Do Naturopathic and Allopathic doctors work together?
Why would you want both an Allopathic and Naturopathic doctor?
What should you look for in a Naturopathic doctor?
Mindfulness, Middle Age and Self Actualization
What is self-actualization?
Abraham Maslow: The Needs Hierarchy
Are we all capable of transformation?
Why is middle age the time for self-actualization?
What does a self-actualized person look like?
The state of “awe”
Being comfortable in your own skin
Being present and comfortable with yourself
Being happy in the process rather than focusing on the goals
What is the “mindful self”?
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.