#170 Vitamin K2 MK-7 and Your Heart, Treating NASH, Setting a Mindful Intention and Cooking With Sweet Potatoes

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 6 and 7, 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 vitamin K2 MK-7 and your heart with Joel Thuna, treating Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) with Dr. Robert Foster, setting a mindful intention with Tracey Soghrati and cooking with sweet potatoes with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Vitamin K2 MK-7 and Your Heart

  • What is the role of your cardiovascular system to your overall health?
  • How can we improve our cardiovascular health?
  • Supplements for cardiovascular health
  • Vitamin K2 MK7
  • Healthier Arteries
  • Better blood flow
  • Reducing risk of heart attacks and strokes
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Regulating blood sugar
  • CoQ10
  • Herbal remedies: Garlic, Turmeric and Hawthorne
  • Minerals: Magnesium and Potassium
  • Omega Fatty Acids

Treating NASH

  • Why is it critical that we have optimal liver function?
  • What is nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)?
  • Is NASH a “lifestyle disease”?
  • What does NASH do to your body?
  • How do you diagnose NASH?
  • Is there a way to prevent or reverse NASH?
  • Treatments for NASH
  • Research into NASH

Setting a Mindful Intention

  • What is the difference between intentions and goals?
  • Can the process be a goal?
  • How does setting intentions change our lives?
  • Bridging Intentions and goals
  • Addictive behaviours
  • What are realistic expectations for setting a mindful intention?
  • Tolerating and coping with uncertainty

Cooking with Sweet Potatoes

  • What is the difference nutritionally between potatoes and sweet potatoes?
  • Roasting sweet potatoes
  • Grilling sweet potatoes
  • Root vegetable medley
  • Salads with cruciferous vegetables
  • Sweet potato brownies

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 Dr. Robert Foster and Hepion go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here.

#165 Vitamin K2 MK-7 and Your Lungs, Beating Cooking Fatigue, Cannabis and the Treatment of Pain, and the Mindful Year in Review

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 2 and 3, 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 vitamin K2 MK-7 and your lungs with Joel Thuna, how to beat cooking fatigue with Naomi Bussin, Cannabis and the treatment of pain with Dr. Mark Ware and a mindful year in review with Tracey Soghrati

We specifically discuss:

Vitamin K2 MK-7 and Your Lungs

  • Vitamin K2
  • What do our lungs do?
  • What can negatively impact your lungs?
  • Pneumonia
  • How does Covid-19 impact your lungs?
  • What do your lungs need to work properly?
  • Elastin
  • Calcium
  • MK-7 and calcium
  • How much MK-7 do we need?
  • MK-7 and Covid-19

How to Combat Cooking Fatigue

Cannabis and the Treatment of Pain

  • What do we know about cannabis and chronic pain?
  • CBD and THC
  • How does cannabis compare to traditional pain treatments?
  • Clinical vs. empirical studies of cannabis
  • Recreational cannabis and self-medication
  • Consult with a medical practitioner
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Where can Canadians get more information about medical cannabis?

A Mindful Year in Review

  • Why is self-reflection so important?
  • Cognitive fusion
  • Avoiding self-judgment
  • Unconditional positive self-regard
  • Curiosity inventory
  • Perceptions of self-care
  • Underlying belief systems
  • How to execute a curiosity inventory

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

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

To read articles by Naomi Bussin in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Mark Ware go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.