#157 Garlic to Boost Immunity, Testosterone and Men’s Health, The Top Tips for Cooking With Online Recipes and Hypofrontality and Mindfulness

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 28 and 29, 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 discuss how garlic can boost your immunity with Dr. Peter Josling, testosterone and men’s health with Robert Pierce, tips for cooking with online recipes with Shauna Lindzon and hypofrontality and mindfulness with Tracey Soghrati

We specifically discuss:

Garlic and Boosting Immunity

  • Keeping your immune system strong
  • Allicin, Vitamin D and Vitamin C
  • “Power Foods”
  • What is stabilized Allicin?
  • Why is Allicin effective?
  • Allicin vs. other garlic compounds
  • Contraindications
  • Side effects

Testosterone and Men’s Health

  • What does male pattern baldness tell you about a man’s health?
  • Signifiers of a hormone imbalance
  • Factors that can cause lower testosterone
  • Dealing with cortisol and estrogen
  • How do you keep up your testosterone levels up?
  • Top tips for men to live by

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The Top Tips For Cooking With Online Recipes

  • Deciding which online recipe to use
  • Curated classic cooking websites
  • Cooking technique websites
  • Read the whole recipe before you start
  • How relevant are the comment sections?
  • Recommended websites
  • Recipe editing
  • Food photography
  • Top Tip: look for recipes with fewer steps

Hypofrontality, Addiction and Mindfulness

  • What is hypofrontality?
  • The pre-frontal cortex
  • The amygdala and a “low boiling point”
  • The limbic system
  • The brain’s reward system
  • Impulse control, risk taking and addiction
  • How does mindfulness help with hypofrontality?

To learn more about Allicin and the work of Dr. Peter Josling go here.

For more information about Robert Pierce and Prairie Naturals go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

 

#129 Understanding Immunity, How to Safely Bring Groceries Into the Home, Home-care during Covid-19 and Personal Training and Fitness While Social Distancing

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 25 and 26, 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 discuss bolstering your immunity with Joel Thuna, how to safely bring groceries into the home with Shauna Lindzon, the state of home care during Covid-19 with David Bernstein and personal training and fitness while social distancing with Ali Lubin

We specifically discuss:

Bolstering Your Immunity

  • The immune system
  • The skin, mucus membrane and white blood cells
  • Blind spots in the system
  • Hand washing…with soap
  • A health diet
  • Spices – turmeric, cinnamon, ginger
  • Prebiotics and Probiotics
  • Supplements – Vitamin C, Vitamin D and Zinc
  • Lifestyle
  • Daily detox

Bringing Groceries Into The Home

  • Efficient grocery shopping
  • Social distancing while shopping
  • Washing food and washing your hands
  • Cleaning supplies

Home Care During Covid-19

  • The challenges of providing home care during Covid-19
  • Increasing the length of shifts
  • What happens if client or care giver has Covid-19?
  • Supplies for care givers
  • Do gloves help prevent the spread of Covid-19?

Personal Training and Fitness While Social Distancing

  • Motivation to exercise
  • Exercise and health
  • Covid-19 and the fitness industry
  • Maintaining the fitness community
  • Personal trainers
  • Maintaining fitness
  • Starting fitness

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

To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here

To learn more about David Bernstein go here

To learn more about Ali Lubin go here