Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 3 and 4, 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 men’s health issues with Ian Clark, the real meaning of yoga with Julie Watson, five annual flowers to plant in your garden now with Melissa Cameron and anxiety and the end of Covid-19 restrictions with Kevin Frankish
We specifically discuss:
Men’s Health Issues
What are the big health concerns for men?
Hormonal health: testosterone and estrogen
Calcium equilibrium: Vitamin D3 and K2-MK7
How can you have a healthy heart?
Magnesium and stress
Reproductive long term health: Pumpkin seed oil
The Real Meaning of Yoga
How do most people think about their yoga practice?
Westernization of a sacred practice
What are the ‘8 limbs’ of yoga practice?
What is the concept of Ahimsa?
What is the concept of Satya?
What is the concept of Asteya?
5 Annual Flowers to Plant in Your Garden
Why would you include annual flowers into the garden?
The concept of direct sowing
Preparing the garden for direct sowing
Dealing with poor soil
Anxiety and the End of Covid-19 Restrictions
The easing of Covid-19 restrictions
Struggling with choices and making plans
Thinking and preparing for change
Communicating your feelings
The risk of depression
The power of ‘hope’ that things can be better
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Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 12 and 13, 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 health benefits of probiotics with Dr. Philip Rouchotas ND, strategies for hosting vegetarian guests with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen, how to stay motivated in your yoga (and fitness) practice this Fall with Jelayna Da Silva and highlighting Black cookbook authors with Naomi Bussin
We specifically discuss:
What are probiotics?
What are the health benefits of probiotics?
Boosting immunity: cold and flu etc
Your gut is your “second brain”
Can we get enough probiotics from our diet?
What are CFU’s?
How many CFU’s should you look for?
What should you look for in a probiotic?
The benefits of enteric coating
Degradation of probiotic colonies: manufacturing vs. expiry
Who should take probiotics?
Hosting Vegetarian Guests
Putting four things on the plate instead of three
Plant based proteins
Eggplant as a main dish
Pan fried Haloumi cheese
Staying Motivated for Your Fall Yoga Practice
How can we better understand how to motivate ourselves?
What is a good way to motivate yourself?
Just show up!
Work from a place of acceptance
How do you motivate yourself when you’re having a bad day?