#123 Bone Health, Mindfully Saving the Planet, Cooking With an Instant Pot and Getting Ready To Exercise Outdoors in Spring

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 14 and 15, 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 bone and joint health with Dr. Gordon Chang, whether mindfulness can save the world with Tracey Soghrati, cooking with an instant pot with Naomi Bussin and getting ready to exercise outdoors with Stacy Irvine.

We specifically discuss:

Bone and Joint Health

  • Osteoporosis
  • Weight bearing exercise
  • Calcium and Vitamin D
  • Controlling the breakdown of the bone
  • Minerals and nutrients
  • The Keto diet
  • Calcium levels in your blood
  • Testing for bone density
  • Vitamin B complex
  • Anti-Oxidants
  • Trace minerals

Can Mindfulness Save the World?

  • Mindful people making thoughtful choices
  • What is mindfulness?
  • Are people overwhelmed?
  • Practice open awareness
  • Over-consumption
  • Mindful eating
  • Vegetarianism and climate change
  • Energy use and transportation

Cooking With and Instant Pot

Getting Ready To Exercise Outdoors for Spring

  • Exercise outdoors
  • Shifting environments and equipment
  • Stabilizing ankles
  • Balance and ankle strength
  • Layering you clothing
  • Warm ups
  • Reflective clothing
  • Pace yourself

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

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

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

To learn more about Stacy Irvine go here.

 

#114 The Natural Treatment of Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia, Understanding Your Conflict Style, Working with a Holistic Nutritionist and Living With Dravet Syndrome

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 11 and 12, 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 the natural treatment of  Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia with Dr. Philip Rouchotas ND, what is your conflict style with Carlyle Jansen, how to work with a holistic nutritionist with Megan Horsley and living with Dravet Syndrome with Celestine Caravaggio

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia

  • Concern that so many people have prescriptions for mental health issues
  • Over-prescription and Informed consent
  • Problems with prescription medicines
  • Comorbidity of mental health issues
  • Lifestyle strategies – Mediterranean diet and exercise
  • Supplements and drug interactions
  • High EPA Fish Oil, Vitamin D, Vitamin B complex and Melatonin

Understanding Your Own Conflict Style

  • Why is it relevant to understand your conflict style?
  • What is a conflict style?
  • The Accommodator
  • The Avoider
  • The Collaborator
  • The Competitor
  • The Compromiser

Working with a Holistic Nutritionist

  • Why do people see a Holistic Nutritionist?
  • What are reasonable expectations in working with a Holistic Nutritionist?
  • What sort of training does a Holistic Nutritionist have?
  • Tools: Food diary
  • What is working for clients?
  • What should you look for in a Holistic Nutritionist?

Living With Dravet Syndrome

  • What is Dravet Syndrome?
  • What triggers the seizures?
  • Medications for Dravet Syndrome
  • Developmental impact
  • Day to day life
  • Preparing for the future
  • Finding balance

For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.

For more information about Dr. Philip Rouchotas go here.

To read articles written by Carlyle Jansen in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read articles written by Megan Horsley in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dravet Syndrome go here.