#54 Offloading Responsibility for Toronto’s Infrastructure to the Province, Digital Access to Health Records in Canada, Healthy Fats and Prebiotics vs. Probiotics
Nov 17, 2018
By Valerie Massie
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 17 2018 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 discuss the pros and cons of offloading responsibility for Toronto’s infrastructure to the province with Mitchell Abrahams, digital access to health records in Canada with Michael Green, healthy fats with Dr. Emily Lipinski and prebiotics vs. probiotics with Tonic Holistic Nutritionist Megan Horsley.
Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin
We specifically discuss:
Offloading Responsibility for Toronto’s Infrastructure to the Province
What is Infrastructure?
Tax collection and responsibility
Sources of revenues and raising capital
raising capital through public/private collaboration
Provincial growth plan: Urban growth centers
Growing the region
Benefits: Private Sector Suppliers
Cons: Less local say
Digital Access to Health Records in Canada
Current status of records in our health system
Adopting new technology
Reasons to update technology
Will some be left behind: age and affordability
Access and mobility concerns
Aspirations: Controlling health care through mobile devices
Resources required to make change
Timeline for changes:
Jurisdictions and resources to coordinate provinces and territories
Should we avoid fats?
Sugar is the new fat
Quality of fats
We need fat in our diets
Healthy vs. Unhealthy fats
Prebiotics vs. Probiotics
What are probiotics?
What do probiotics do?
How do we know we need more probiotics?
Where do we get probiotics from?
Supplementation, fermented foods
What do prebiotics do?
What are prebiotics?
For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.
To learn more about Michael Green’s work and Access 2022 go here.
To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.
To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.