About Us

 Tonic is the best health, wellness, nutrition and green lifestyle magazine in the city. We’re all concerned about living longer, living better and a livable future. Published eleven times a year, Tonic covers wellness, food, fitness, natural health care and the environment with timely and informative articles that will surely quench your thirst for knowledge. Find us in your home-delivered Globe and Mail or free for pick-up in over 160 locations throughout the GTA.

Tonic is Healthy! Our natural health coverage is unsurpassed. Learn about the natural treatment of different ailments and conditions in the “Preventative Medicine”, “Wholistic By Design”, “Bottom Line”, and “Ask The Expert” columns. Bryce Wylde tackles all the latest issues in natural health in his column “Wylde About Health”. Have your questions about natural beauty and skincare answered in “Elemental Aesthetics.” Each issue of Tonic features stories on health education, health regulation, products and services –all the issues you need to know about!


Tonic is Fit! We are sure to keep you moving. Strike a correct pose with our “Namaste” column, written by top instructors from across the city or read about fitness and exercise in our “Perfect Form” column. Tonic also features articles on such topics as cycling, running, training and rehabilitation –all designed to get you off that couch!


Tonic is Delicious! Learn about healthy weight loss from our resident expert JJoy McCarthy in “Elixir”. Or consider the benefits of eating locally and organically in our ever-expanding “Good Food” section featuring local experts on raw food, vegetarian, vegan and nut-free diets, slow food, organic meats, cheeses and local wines. Marni Wasserman explores food allergies and sensitivities in “Allergies Etc.” Tease your palate with a healthy recipe from one of Toronto’s top chefs in “The Dish”.


Tonic is Local! Want to know what’s going on in Toronto? We give you the scoop on the best wellness, food, fitness and lifestyle events in the city. Find local farmer’s markets, seminars, events and openings in our “Tonic Around Town” community calendar. Joy McCarthy reviews the best local and organic restaurants in her column “On The Plate”. We find and feature the best new products in our “On the Shelf”  and “Tonic Tested” pages.