Managing The Symptoms of Menopause Naturally

Managing The Symptoms of Menopause Naturally Vitamins D and K2 To The Rescue By Joel Thuna   Menopause is a natural process. Every woman (usually between the ages of 45 and 55) will experience menopause. It is not a condition or a disease. Menopause is a natural biological process. But the physical symptoms, such as bone density loss, hot flashes, and emotional symptoms of menopause can have…

Vitamin K-2

Vitamin K-2 Your Lungs and Covid-19 By Joel Thuna   You probably don’t know about Vitamin K2. Vitamin K was discovered in the 1930’s in Denmark. In the 1940’s work on it won the Nobel Prize. It got its name from coagulation (in German it’s spelled with a K because its role in coagulation is how it was discovered). In the 1970’s researchers discovered that K is actually a family of…

About Nothing

We Get Letters! Like it or not, each issue, Tonic Publisher Jamie Bussin gives his thoughts on health and wellness. I’m going to let you all see behind the curtain. At some point before we go to print with the magazine something happens to me or I’ll have a conversation with somebody and the spark of the idea for my publisher’s note ignites in my brain. The problem is that because of Covid we’re…

The Miracle of Eyesight

The Miracle of Eyesight And How We Can Maintain It By: Joel Thuna   These days all of us should and most of us do sport masks covering most of our faces. This brings our “windows to our souls” front and center. For most of us eyesight is one of the many things most of us take for granted, until we are forced by a situation not to.  Eyesight truly is a miracle. Your eyes can focus in as…

Welcome (Back)!

We Get Letters! Like it or not, each issue, Tonic Publisher Jamie Bussin gives his thoughts on health and wellness. Welcome (Back)!   Hello. If you’re reading this column for the first time; welcome, I’m Jamie and I’m the publisher and editor in chief of this magazine. And you’ve probably received your copy of this issue of Tonic Magazine with your subscription to the Globe and Mail. You may…

Adapt and Overcome

Adapt and Overcome The Health Benefits of Ginseng By Joel Thuna   Ginseng, which has been cultivated for over 1000 years, is one of the oldest, most well-known and researched herbs and is not actually a single herb but actually a family of similar (but not identical) acting herbs. They are all classified as adaptogens; supplements that help your body handle and overcome physical and…

What’s Possible In Limbo

What’s Possible In Limbo   Covid: In the words of the great neo-psychedelic band Tame Impala; “it feels like we only go backwards, baby”. Three steps forward over the Summer, and now two steps back this Fall. It seems that we’re in stasis for an unspecified duration, most of us unable to do much more than live day to day. I say “seems” because that isn’t true at all. I think now is the…

Onward!

We Get Letters! Like it or not, each issue, Tonic Publisher Jamie Bussin gives his thoughts on health and wellness. Onward!   Let’s get this out of the way. I’m tired of talking about Covid-19. I know. I know. There’s no real way around it. It creeps into every conversation, every consideration. It is the layer of schmutz that permeates every aspect of our lives right now. We know this. We…

The Fabulous Fall Detox

The Fabulous Fall Detox 6 Ways to Revive Your Health and Get Back into Life! By Joel Thuna   What a year it has been. 2020 will go down as the weirdest time anyone who went through it will remember. The Spring/Summer lockdown kept us indoors and led many people to take their first shots at cooking and baking. This combined with the stress of the lockdown and the economy led many of us to…