#128 How Your Immune System Works, Maintaining Relationships During Social Isolation, Fighting Stress Nutritionally and Dental Care During Covid-19
Apr 18, 2020
By Valerie Massie
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 18 and 19 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 your immunity system works with Dr. Gordon Chang, maintaining relationships during social isolation with Carlyle Jansen,
We specifically discuss:
How Does the Immune System Work?
There is no known proven cure for Covid-19 (yet)
Boosting the immune system
White blood cells
How do vaccines work?
Herbal immune boosters
Maintaining Relationships During Social Isolation
Downtime and space
Separation and togetherness
Setting aside time to talk
Physical connections during social distancing
Sexual relationships for singles (during Covid-19)
Fighting Stress Nutritionally
Emotional eating and the loss of control
Supporting gut health with fermented foods
Creating your own fermented foods
Foods that don’t support gut health: alcohol and sugar
Growing your own food
Dental Care During Covid-19
What do you do if you have a dental emergency?
Are there dental offices open during Covid-19 in Toronto?