Monday, 30 November 2015

Episode 122 - November 28, 2015

Is the Toronto real estate bubble going to burst anytime soon?
Are you barely making your mortgage payments?

Mortgage specialist, Ron Alphonso was recently featured in a Toronto Life article as someone who offers private second mortgages to people the bank don't want anything to do with.
He shares ways to avoid getting in over your head and what you need to know when thinking about getting another mortgage.
Find out where he'd buy a home in today's market and what he'd avoid purchasing in the city.

Monday, 23 November 2015

Episode 121 - November 21, 2015

What's replacing burgers and tacos as the new hot food in town?
Chef Rob Braganolo of Carver (formerly of Marben restaurant) talks about the pros of slow roasting your meats and how to get it right. What is porchetta and is it something you would make at home?
Chef Rob shares ideas on changing up your regular holiday meal and tells you the secrets to getting juicy meat and crispy skin.

NOW magazine's Ecoholic columnist, Adria Vasil, talks about the nasty things you should know about your favourite instant noodle companies and soft drinks. Hear what she has to say before buying your next pack of ramen or soda!

After Charlie Sheen's HIV announcement, a lot of people started talking again about HIV and Aids. Pay chats with someone from CANFAR about the current risks in Canada.

Monday, 16 November 2015

Episode 120 - November 14, 2015

Find out why more and more people are getting Type 2 diabetes when they're young.
Are you at risk? What are the symptoms? How can you keep your kids from getting diabetes?
There's an increase in young women being diagnosed and Dr. Richard Tytus, family physician in Hamilton, Ontario and Associate Professor of Family Medicine at McMaster University, explains why this is happening and what you can do to protect yourself.
Mom of 2 and entepreneur, Tracey Ruiz, shares her experience with being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in her early 40's.

Battle that awful winter skin with great tips from beauty expert Chantal Guertin (The Marilyn Denis Show). Chantal shares her picks for using oil to clean your skin and why this is becoming a hot trend.

If you need or want to cook more vegetarian or vegan dishes for the holidays, Chef Lauren Marshall, has ideas and suggestions on making delicious dishes that everyone will enjoy.

Monday, 9 November 2015

Episode 119 - November 7, 2015

Nutritionist Lianne Phillipson-Webb does some myth busting when it comes to winter health care. Does loading up on Vitamin C beat that oncoming cold? Can you get Vitamin D in your meals? Find out as she sets the record straight and learn what you need to boost your immunity as germ season rolls out.

Food writer, Corey Mintz, joins the show to talk about his recent story for the Globe and Mail where he uncovers a hidden secret in the restaurant industry. Why are the expensive restaurants barely paying their kitchen staff minimum wage and how do they get away with it? Think you can boycott those unfair employers? Well, good luck. Listen to find out what to ask the next time you eat out.

Monday, 2 November 2015

Episode 118 - October 31, 2015

New day and new time! The Pay Chen Show moves to Saturday at 3pm.

TV Host, cookbook author and chef, Mary Jo Eustace, co-hosts the show and chats about her days hosting "What's For Dinner?" with Ken Kostick, cooking on radio, and what inspired her to launch her latest cookbook. "Scared Wheatless" is a gluten-free book that won't make you crazy.
Mary Jo's 10-year-old daughter, Lola joins the show to chat best and worst things during Halloween, and her experience losing her hair.

Plus, find out about the bake sale being put on by Bonnie Gordon College to benefit the family that Pay is helping to sponsor from Syria!