Ch-ch-changes

We Get Letters! Like it or not, each issue, Tonic Publisher Jamie Bussin gives his thoughts on health and wellness. Ch-ch-changes   The first issue of Tonic Toronto magazine was published and distributed in Spring, 2007. At that time I was still practicing as a commercial litigation lawyer – (perhaps foolishly) attempting to do both at the same time. At that time there were more than…

Battle Your Energy Drain

Battle Your Energy Drain Healthy Alternatives to Stimulants By Joel Thuna   All of us experience it – the dreaded energy drain. When we feel exhausted day (or night); when no matter how enticing that amazing restaurant, new movie, or friend get-together is, we just can’t get ourselves into gear and go. What is harder to recognize is low-grade energy drain. In this case, you may not…

The Return to Choice

We Get Letters! Like it or not, each issue, Tonic Publisher Jamie Bussin gives his thoughts on health and wellness. The Return to Choice   At some point in the future I will exist in the full embrace of our new normal. Whatever that might look like. Will it look exactly like the pre-Covid reality? Yes. No. I don’t know. It will be what it will be. The vast majority of us will have dodged the…

How to Have Better Bones

How to Have Better Bones A Holistic Approach By Joel Thuna   Bones play multiple vital roles in your body, chiefly providing structure and protecting your organs. However, as we age, (women particularly, during and after menopause), our bone mass and bone strength begins to deteriorate, leading to multiple health issues including, but not limited to, osteoporosis.  The amount of bone tissue…

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…