#126 A Personal Journey To Heart Health, Mindfulness Amidst Panic, Cooking with Beans and the Natural Treatment of Arthritis

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 4 and 5, 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 a personal journey to heart health with Wayne Elliot, mindfulness amidst panic with Tracey Soghrati, cooking with beans with Naomi Bussin and the natural treatment of arthritis with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

A Personal Journey to Heart Health

  • Wayne’s story
  • Natural health?
  • Jim Strauss’ philosophies
  • What do Statin drugs do?
  • Blood flow
  • Supplements

Mindfulness Amidst Panic

  • What happens when we panic?
  • Daily practice to deal with social distancing
  • Acceptance and lower resistance to “what ifs”
  • Coping mechanisms and triggers
  • Shifting perspective
  • RAIN: Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture
  • Self-compassion

Cooking With Beans

  • Why are we talking about cooking with beans?
  • Why is everyone else talking about beans?
  • Beans as a meat alternative or supplement
  • Heirloom beans – Rancho Gordo
  • Canned beans: salt, EDTA
  • Dried beans: soaking, The Instant Pot
  • Aquafaba
  • Cool Beans – Joe Yonan
  • Spreads, Dips, Salads, Soups, Stews, Pastas, Desserts

The Natural Treatment of Arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • How do you know what kind of arthritis you have?
  • How do you treat osteoarthritis?
  • Supplements: Natural Eggshell Membranes
  • Conceptualizing Arthritis as Inflammation
  • How do you treat rheumatoid arthritis?
  • Auto-immune deficiency and trigger
  • Leaky gut
  • Supplements
  • Vitamin D
  • Intermittent Fasting

For more information about Wayne Elliot show sponsor Strauss 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 Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

#95 Is Benefits of The Keto Diet, The Hidden Opioid Crisis, Transitioning Into A Fall Fitness Routine and the Natural Treatment of Stress

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 31 and September 1, 2019 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 ins and outs of the keto diet with Ryan Foley, the hidden opioid crisis with Dr. Hance Clarke, your Fall fitness routine with Dr. Stacey Irvine and the natural approach to treating stress with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

Is The Keto Diet Right For You?

  • What is the Keto diet/lifestyle?
  • How does the Keto diet/lifestyle work?
  • What is nutritional ketosis/the ketogenic state?
  • What are the health benefits of the Keto diet/lifestyle?
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-Inflammation, Anti-Free Radicals
  • Neurological benefits
  • Accelerated weight loss
  • Maintain muscle mass
  • The Adaptation Stage
  • The Keto Flu
  • The Maintenance Stage

The Hidden Opioid Crisis

  • The purpose and intent of the 2017 Canadian Opioid Guidelines
  • Current risks to high dose opioid users
  • Reduced access to opioids via prescription
  • Denial of health care
  • How is the government dealing with the cohort of high dose opioid users?
  • Multi-disciplinary pain care
  • What is the solution?
  • Pain and addiction services into the family practice setting

Transitioning Into Your Fall Fitness Routine

  • When is the best time to think about your fitness routine?
  • The routine is key
  • Thinking about your fitness routine
  • Enjoyment is crucial to success
  • Weight training allows you to do other activities
  • Be realistic about your schedule
  • Movement breaks
  • Check your gear
  • Deal with existing injuries

The Natural Treatment of Stress

  • Who is suffering from stress?
  • What is causing people stress?
  • What are the symptoms of stress?
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Caffeine
  • Whole food diets
  • Personal contact
  • Exercise
  • Mindfulness
  • Cannabis

For more information about show sponsor Ketoplex by Nuvocare Health Sciences and Ryan Foley go here.

To learn more about Dr. Hance Clarke and is work go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stacey Irvine and her work go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.