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Tonic Magazine Publisher Jamie Bussin hosts The Tonic an engaging and evocative show about health and wellness. We’ll discuss the issues that matter to you with the top experts from the GTA and across Canada

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 13 Ratings

Tonic Magazine Publisher Jamie Bussin hosts The Tonic an engaging and evocative show about health and wellness. We’ll discuss the issues that matter to you with the top experts from the GTA and across Canada

    Medical Cannabis For Sleep and Pain Relief, Healthcare Trends and Predictions, Everything You Need to Know About Seeds and The Latest Exercise Science

    Medical Cannabis For Sleep and Pain Relief, Healthcare Trends and Predictions, Everything You Need to Know About Seeds and The Latest Exercise Science

    Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 21 and 22, 2023 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 how the medications you take and the lifestyle choices you make may impact your sleep with geriatric pharmacist Andy Donald, healthcare trends and predictions for 2023 with professor James Jordan, everything you need to know about seeds with Master Organic Gardener Melissa Cameron and the latest in exercise science with researcher David Nelson ND.

    • 55 min
    A Balanced Approach for a Healthy New Year, Acceptance, The Consequences of Saying Yes and Making Baking Better

    A Balanced Approach for a Healthy New Year, Acceptance, The Consequences of Saying Yes and Making Baking Better

    Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 14 and 15, 2023 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 a balanced approach for a healthy New Year with nutraceutical formulator Dr. Gordon Chang, 'what's the big deal with acceptance' with mindfulness expert Tracy Soghrati, the consequences of saying yes with peak performance coach Hina Khan and healthy-ish baking hacks with cookbook reviewer Naomi Bussin

    • 55 min
    The Importance Of Testing Supplements, Nutritional Goals For The New Year, RSV and Seniors and The Modifiable Risks of Dementia

    The Importance Of Testing Supplements, Nutritional Goals For The New Year, RSV and Seniors and The Modifiable Risks of Dementia

    Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 7 and 8, 2023 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 the importance of testing supplements with health expert Andrea Donsky, how to achieve your nutrition goals for the New Year with Dietician Shauna Lindzon, RSV and Seniors with Dr. Jia Hu and the modifiable risks of dementia with author Jay Ingram

    • 54 min
    The Natural Support of Your Respiratory Health, Red Light Therapy, Shaving Care for Men and Achieving Fitness Goals In The New Year

    The Natural Support of Your Respiratory Health, Red Light Therapy, Shaving Care for Men and Achieving Fitness Goals In The New Year

    Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 31, 2022 and January 1, 2023 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 the natural support of your respiratory health with nutraceutical formulator Dr. Gordon Chang, red light therapy with wellness researcher Dr. David Nelson ND, shaving care for men with beauty expert Vee Mistry and achieving your New Year's fitness goals with fitness expert Dr. Stacy Irvine DC

    • 55 min
    Coping With Holiday Stress, Why You Should Quit Complaining, The Organic Gardening Gift Guide and The Women's Brain Health Initiative

    Coping With Holiday Stress, Why You Should Quit Complaining, The Organic Gardening Gift Guide and The Women's Brain Health Initiative

    Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 17 and 18, 2022 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 how to cope with holiday stress naturally with health expert Angela Wallace, why you should quit your complaining with peak performance coach Hina Khan, the organic gardening gift guide with Master Organic Gardener Melissa Cameron and the Women's Brain Health Initiative with its founder Lynn Posluns

    We specifically discuss:

    How To Cope With Holiday Stress


    Why are we all feeling so stressed this time of year?
    What does stress do to our bodies?
    The gut/brain axis
    How do you avoid stress and achieve holiday "perfection"?
    Rest and self care
    Magnesium Bisglycinate
    Probiotics (enteric coating)
    Foods for energy boosts
    Top tips




    (Why You Should) Quit Your Complaining!

    Complaining as a habit
    Why do people complain?
    What are the benefits of not complaining?
    How do you get out of a complaint-filled c0nversation?
    Can you solve problems through complaining?
    Who are you complaining to?
    Complaints vs. concerns




    The Organic Gardening Gift Guide

    The case for gardening gifts
    Mushroom kits and microgreens
    Patagonia functional outerwear for gardening
    Subscription services: A Year in the Urban Garden
    Bad gardening gifts
    Seeds: Floret and Johnnyseeds
    Terracotta planters
    Haws watering cans
    David Austin Roses
    Frances Palmer pottery
    Kids gardening kit from Lee Valley
    Indoor gardening systems for teens
    Antique Garden Books (in Las Vegas)




    The Women's Brain Health Initiative

    What is the Women's Brain Health Initiative?
    Women are more susceptible to brain aging diseases
    40% of dementia (and 98% of Alzheimers) can be avoided by lifestyle choices
    Why was research historically focused on men?
    Brain aging disease research
    Exercise in your 20's has the biggest impact on brain health as we age
    6 key lifestyle choices
    Brainfit: habit training app
    Magazine
    Women's Brain Health Day
    Resources for caregivers




    For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.

    To learn more about Angela Wallace go here

    To learn more about Hina Khan go here.

    To learn more about Melissa Cameron go here

    To learn more about Lynn Posluns and the Women's Brain Health Initiative go here

    • 55 min
    All About Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Health

    All About Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Health

    Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 10 and 11, 2022 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're focusing on the nexus between Type 2 Diabetes and heart health. Specifically we discuss a heart smart diet with registered dietician Shannon Crocker, what it's like to live with Type 2 Diabetes with Cherylene Pinaroc, getting on an appropriate exercise regime with fitness expert Dr. Stacy Irvine DC and how mindfulness can help with Type 2 Diabetes protocols with mindfulness expert Tracey Soghrati.

    • 55 min

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