#39 Lessons Learned in Developing Apartments, The Top Herbs and Supplements to Treat Depression, Best Middle-Eastern Recipes and the Psychological Impact of Working in The Sex Trade

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 4 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 discuss lessons learned in developing apartments with Mitchell Abrahams, the natural treatment of depression with Ted Snider, the best Middle-Eastern recipes with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin and the psychological impact of working in the sex trade with Andrea Werhun

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Lessons Learned in Developing Apartments

  • The approval process of developments
  • Development charges
  • Infrastructure
  • Downloading of costs to the end-user
  • Apartment layout: planning rules are outside-in not inside out
  • Energy efficiency
  • High cost of electricity
  • The market for rental in a “World Class” city

The Top Herbs and Supplements to Treat Depression

  • do anti-depressants work?
  • St. John’s Wort
  • Curcamine (Turmeric)
  • Saffron
  • 5-HTP
  • Essential Fatty Acids (Omega 3, Omega 6)
  • B Vitamins (Folic Acid)
  • Rhodiola Rosea
  • Vitamin D
  • Probiotics

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Love and Relationships

The Best Middle-Eastern Recipes

  • Feast: Food of the Islamic World
  • Palestinian Table
  • Shaya: An Odyssey of Food
  • Golden

PURE BEAUTY: Rosecea

The Psychological Impact of Working In The Sex Trade

  • The most difficult part of being a sex worker
  • stigma
  • opinions about men
  • the toll on the body and mind
  • criminalization

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Ted Snider go here.

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

To learn more about Andrea Werhun go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.

#37 A Real Estate Round Table on Nimbyism, The Natural Treatment of Sun Exposure, Busting Reverse Mortgage Myths and The Best Wine Pairings For Plant Based Foods

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 212018 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 fighting NIMBYism with Mitchell Abrahams and Yes In My Backyard Chris Spoke, the Natural Treatment of Sun Exposure with Megan Horsley, Busting myths about reverse mortgages with Yvonne Ziomecki and the best wine pairings for plant based foods with Chef Ivana Raca

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Healthy City Growth and NIMBYism

  • affordable housing vs. NIMBYism
  • NIMBYism – opposing new development
  • single family neighbourhood stability
  • Places To Grow Act
  • city governance – ward system
  • immigration and growth
  • the provincial role
  • uncertainty with new appeal process
  • Toronto = Manhattan
  • as of right zoning

The Natural Treatment of Sun Exposure

  • do we need to avoid the sun at all costs?
  • protecting your skin
  • Why is it important to absorb sunlight?
  • Vitamin D
  • clean sun screen
  • covering up
  • tanning beds
  • preferred sun screens
  • SBF60
  • foods that help with sun exposure

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Career

Busting Reverse Mortgage Myths

  • Loan of last resort
  • High interest rates – debt servicing
  • Lump sum payments
  • Losing your home
  • High fees

PURE BEAUTY: Four Tips for Eating for Rosacea

Wine Pairings for Plant Base Foods:

  • the challenge of pairing wines with plant based foods
  • common mistakes that people make pairing wines
  • countries that understand plant based pairings
  • wines for vegans

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Megan go here.

To Learn more about The Big Carrot go here.

To learn more about HomEquity Bank Reverse mortgages go here.

To learn more about Chef Ivana go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.