Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 4 and 5, 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’ll discuss stress as we age with Dr. Juliana Rosario Yeung ND, how to stop second guess yourself and find confidence with Heather Lillico, cooking with zucchini with Shauna Lindzon and how to avoid yoga injuries with Jelayna Da Silva
We specifically discuss:
Stress As We Age
Stress in older Canadians
Covid-19’s impact on older Canadians
Reduced recreational opportunities
Chronic stress vs. acute stress
Responding to chronic stress: safety and health
Family face time
Stop Second Guessing Yourself, and Find Confidence
Second guessing yourself: a decision every 2 seconds
Two thought loops: Rumination and “all or nothing” thinking
The first step: noticing
The lens that we we our actions
After noticing comes acceptance
Redirecting our thinking: “I got this!”
What does confidence look like?
Misconceptions about confidence
Cooking With Zucchini
The nutritional benefits of zucchini
Chocolate chunk zucchini loaf
Summer minestrone soup
Jamie’s zucchini pasta
Avoiding Yoga Injuries
Is yoga really a gentle practice?
The types of yoga injuries: shoulders, wrists, lower back and pre-existing injuries
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?